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Set your email app to forward messages from a particular sender to your phone's SMS address automatically.
In our culture of constant texting and instant messaging, we've all gotten used to certain acronyms and abbreviations. Just about everyone knows LOL and OMG. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reveals a couple of tricks to creating your own shortcuts to make texting and e-mailing on your smartphone even easier.
A Georgia student texts: "Gunna be at West Hall this afternoon." Auto-correct, however changes the first word to "gunman." Pandemonium ensues.
A man sends a text to his friend. Unfortunately, his phone uses predictive texting and changes the spelling of a word. The resulting text so enrages the recipient that a fatal argument ensues.
Use the new VoiceOver, Zoom, and Speak Auto-Text features.
Download a zipped copy of your Google Docs files, add boilerplate text via the auto-correct tool, get quick access to a list of keyboard shortcuts, and share files with one person or many--privately or publicly.
Lock the screen orientation, turn off auto-correction (without sacrificing spell check), activate spoken auto-text, set the triple-click Home button, and view the iPad user guide in iBooks or a Safari window via a built-in bookmark.
Android Auto is Google's new system for integrating Android phones with car dashboards, unveiled at its I/O 2014 keynote.
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PC gamers will need to wait even longer for the game -- they won't be able to get it till late January.
New survey from Vlingo says one in four mobile phone users text behind the wheel, despite bans in several states and concerns over increased auto accidents.