Sliding Keyboard brings a bit of Swype to Windows Phone 7

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The Swype gesture keyboard certainly has a following, and users who upgraded from Windows Mobile and even the occasional Android convert may be missing it.

Invoke IT is betting on that with their new Sliding Keyboard, which is a self-contained app with the look and feel of the Windows Phone 7 keyboard, but which responds to tracing out the word just like the Swype keyboard.

Of course the keyboard can not replace the default Windows Phone 7 one, but using the text which has been inputted users can launch a Bing search, send a text message or even start an email.

The keyboard ins $1.29 with a free trail, and could do with some work with auto-correction and much more, but for the Swype addicts it may just be what the doctor ordered.

Sliding Keyboard can be found in Marketplace here.

Thanks Hotmail Alias for the tip.


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