Don't need Chinese pinyin support? Well,

has a little treat for you: a new version available from the company's beta installer on your handset reduces the size of the final installed package by a whopping 75 percent, down from 10MB to 2.5MB, simply by dropping support for languages other than English and Spanish -- and for a platform where the app storage issue still isn't fully resolved, every megabyte counts. On a related note, Swype has posted a note for

owners stymied by Sprint's
recent inclusion of the keyboard in ROM

: if you were already running the beta, you just need to uninstall it, reboot your phone, and let the official version take over.
Swype for Android gets lightweight build with less language support

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