Posts Tagged ‘ beta ’

Chrome Beta for Android Updated to 25.0.1364.64 (Changelog)

February 1, 2013

Google updated the Chrome Beta Web browser for Android to build 25.0.1364.64. Check out the changelog below to see what’s different, then head to Google Play for the download. Chrome Beta 25.0.1364.64 – Changelog: Updated graphics architecture that greatly improves fast scrolling on large pages Fixed 163439 – page links are not working...
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Google Releases Chrome Web Browser on iOS (Video)

June 28, 2012

Google brought Chrome for Android out of beta yesterday, however, today, they released the popular web browser for the first time on iTunes for iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad). The initial release performs quite well and allows users to sync bookmarks across multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets and computers. It also has some...
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New Swype Beta 4-In-1 Android Keyboard Released (Video)

June 20, 2012

Nuance has released Swype Beta v. for Android. The update delivers a redesigned Swype software keyboard with a “living keyboard” experience, next word prediction, default dictionary editing, multimodal keyboard capabilities (four-in-one: Swype, Type, Write or Speak), voice and text dictionary sync, and it can now be installed alongside outdated versions that may be pre-installed...
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Firefox Beta for Android Goes Native with New UI (Changelog)

May 15, 2012

The Mozilla team has released a native version of Firefox Beta for Android. The update introduces a redesigned UI, faster load times, Adobe Flash support and more to users on the Google Play Store. Check out the change log below, then head to Google Play for the download. New: - Faster start-up and page...
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Chrome for Android Updated: More Languages, New Features

April 17, 2012

Chrome for Android Beta has been updated to 0. (Chrome 18.0.1025.133) on the Google Play Store. The popular Web browser for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered smartphones and tablets is now available in 31 more languages and in all countries where Google Play (formerly Android Market) is available. A number of new features have...
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SwiftKey 3 for Android Offers Smart Space Feature (Video)

April 4, 2012

SwiftKey, a popular software keyboard for Android, has been updated with some impressive, new features. SwiftKey 3 Beta now includes Smart Space, which intelligently detects and auto-corrects missed spaces. So if you accidentally type “Lleasexqllme,” SwiftKey 3 will know you actually meant “Please call me.” You can apparently type a whole sentence without hitting...
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Sony Releases Ice Cream Sandwich Beta ROM for Xperia Play

March 29, 2012

Sony released an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM in beta form for the Xperia Play smartphone today in an effort to gain some feedback from consumers. Since the Xperia Play is a gaming-centric device, Sony wants to make sure the latest version of Android runs well with popular titles. More specifically, Sony wants...
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Swype Keyboard Updated with Android 4.0 ICS Support

February 16, 2012

The Swype keyboard, which allows users to input words simply by sliding a finger from letter to letter, finally received an update to better support the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Aside from ICS support, the latest build offers the DragonGo! add-on, downloadable languages for tablets, and accuracy improvements. If...
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Google Chrome Web Browser Released for Android (Video)

February 7, 2012

Google launched their Chrome desktop Web browser in 2008, and it’s been pretty successful since then. Now, Google is bringing that browsing experience to Android with Chrome Beta. Like its desktop counterpart, Chrome Beta focuses on two design principles: speed and simplicity. It also allows users to seemlessly sign-in and sync with their Google...
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Swype keyboard for Android updated with Dragon Dictation

December 22, 2011

Swype has received a significant update to build v3.6 (Beta), adding Dragon Dictation for speech to text input, support for over 50 languages, and advanced language modeling. Head on past the break to get a description of the new features. Dragon Dictation You’ve mastered text-entry using your finger, now get ready to use the...
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Swype 3.25 with gestures released for more Android devices

August 23, 2011

Previously an exclusive for the Sprint Google Nexus S 4G, Swype Beta 3.25 has now been released for other Android smartphones. The latest update brings Swype gestures and personal dictionary management: Gestures give you quick access to some of the most common tasks on your phone, such as editing (cut/copy/paste/select all), tweeting and maps...
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Google Maps 5.9 adds Transit features, Bubble Buttons

August 16, 2011

Google Maps for Android has been updated to version 5.9. It includes a few new features for Transit Navigation, as well as new “Bubble Buttons” for map results (pictured above). You can grab the download for free, as usual, from the Android Market. Check out the short change log below. New Features in Google...
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Google Maps for Android updated to 5.7 with Transit Nav

July 6, 2011

Google Maps for Android has been updated to version 5.7 and brings with it a new navigation feature for public transit, as shown by the promo video below. There’s also a new Photo viewer for Place pages, improved Search Suggest, updated Directions, and now users can choose to “download map area” in advance. The...
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Swype 3.0 for Android Honeycomb tablets (video review)

June 15, 2011

In this video, we take Swype 3.0 beta for a spin on a Motorola Xoom Android Honeycomb tablet. The latest version of Swype offers new tablet-friendly features like being able to re-size and move the keyboard, which enables users to “swype” and scroll while still holding the tablet firmly in both hands. If you...
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Swype 3.0 coming today with Android Honeycomb tablet support – resizable, moveable keyboard! (video)

June 13, 2011

UPDATE: check out our video review of Swype 3.0 beta. Swype has been one of the most popular, innovative keyboards to ever hit the smartphone space, and now it’s coming to Android Honeycomb tablets. Swype 3.0 Beta, which is due to launch today, will feature some hot, new features. The spotlight, however, is on...
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