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Disable Gmail's auto-complete feature in three easy steps

Wondering who all those random contacts in your Gmail are? CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to get rid of them and stop Google from automatically adding new ones.

By February 13, 2015


US Patent Office rejects Apple autocomplete patent used against Samsung

The decision by the USPTO, while relevant to the most recent Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement trial, isn't final and could take months or years to come to conclusion.

By August 7, 2014


Japan's Dollfie dolls get robot bodies custom crafted by YouTuber (Tomorrow Daily 261 show notes)

For years, YouTube user RozenZebet has been making custom robot bodies for Japan's popular Dollfie dolls, transforming them into what he calls "Dancing Dolls." This is the first we've ever seen them in action, though, so we couldn't help but share them with you.

By October 20, 2015


Behind CeeLo's Google-spoofing interactive video

Singer CeeLo Green's first new music video in two years needed to stand out. With an interactive video riffing on Google's search engine, taking a risk ended up hitting the right notes.

By September 5, 2015


Man sues gov't for harassment, blames Google's autocomplete

A former government contractor says he was fired after Google's search engine autocompleted his attempted "How to make a radio-controlled airplane" by offering the word "bomb."

By December 12, 2013


How will Starbucks goof your name? Find out with this Web app

Even if your name's fairly commonplace, some Starbucks baristas will still find a way to goof it up. Find out what your barista might write on your cup the next time you order a mocha frappuccino.

By April 21, 2015


'I think my dad is Dracula': Test yourself playing Google Feud

Guessing Google autocomplete results becomes a free and addictive game that's like an updated version of "Family Feud."

By March 16, 2015


BitTorrent returns to Google search's auto-complete

After striving to rework its image and prove it doesn't deal in piracy, BitTorrent is quietly allowed back into the Web giant's auto-complete search suggestions.

By September 24, 2013


​Microsoft puts some pizzazz into panoramic photos

The company's ICE software now can stitch video frames into panoramic images and fill in inevitable gaps. It shows the field of computational photography is still in its early days.

By February 5, 2015


How to enable dial-pad autocomplete in Android 4.3

It doesn't make sense that it took so long for Google to add this feature, but it's here now, and here's how to enable it in the latest version of Jelly Bean.

By July 31, 2013