For everyone who missed out on the last opening of the Swype beta, there is some good news to report this afternoon. Swype for Android has received an update as well as had its beta re-opened to the public.
The update to the beta brings Swype for Android to version 188.8.131.5270. Introducing a new Double-Tap-to-Edit mode the user can now tap a word twice to bring up the word choice window, and pick the correct word. There was also many new features and fixes detailed here.
The beta is said to be open for a "limited time," so if you're wanting to get into the beta program it's best that you hurry on over to beta.swype.com and register.