Symbian gets Swype… Finally.

I first wrote about Swype on these pages back in February; now, more than six months later, it’s finally available for a select number of Nokia touch screen handsets — like my Nokia N97.

One of Swype’s founders is also partly responsible for the T9 predictive text-entry system for number pad handsets. And like T9, Swype will shortly become the de facto standard for touch screen text entry. Just you wait…