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Droid Daily 5/31/13: Swype, Fleksy, ASUS and Computex, and More

May 31, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Root Explorer Gets updated to version 3.0

Today, Root Explorer got updated to version 3.0 and brings a heft changelog, according to Google Play;

What’s in this version:

– Multiple tabs.
– Network (SMB), Google Drive, Box and Dropbox support.
– Concurrent, background processing of multiple operations with notifications.
– New action status with progress display and ability to cancel all long-running operations.
– Action bar and multi-select action mode support.
– Fully customizable list icons.
– For details of new permissions requested see the full app description.

Google Search Adds Nutritional information

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Google has added some nutritional information cards to Google search, helping you with your diet and counting calories. For those that still do that. You can check out the Google Search Blog for more information.

ASUS Memo Pad HD Coming at Computex?

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We know ASUS has something to announce at Computex next week. We’ve been seeing their teasers for about a month now, and we’ll find out on Monday exactly what’s coming our way. Perhaps a Memo Pad HD?

Fleksy Keyboard is still in Beta

Fleksy Keyboard was shown off at CES earlier this year in Las Vegas. And it’s available now, but still in beta. You can check out the video above about Fleksy.

Swype Updates to 1.5.6

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Today, Swype got updated to version 1.5.6. Here’s the full changelog from Google Play:

What’s in this version:

May 31, 2013 – v1.5.6
Thank you for the feedback on Swype! Here are the updates:
â–ª New languages added: Afrikaans, Irish, Javanese, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
â–ª Updated language databases and word models for French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian
â–ª Next word prediction accuracy improvements
â–ª Dragon Dictation UI improvements
â–ª New theme
â–ª Fixed word duplication bug for HTC One Mail app
â–ª Fixed crashes reported by users
â–ª Various bug fixes and optimizations