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The Simpsons' 'Eat Up Martha' was the first autocorrect fail

Apple's software engineers were so haunted by a gag in The Simpsons they spent years trying to nail the keyboard in the iPhone, new interviews reveal.

By Sep. 20, 2013


Transferring MS Word AutoCorrect entries

Moving the AutoCorrect entries you created in Word from one PC to another is not nearly as easy as such a common operation should be, but it is possible.

By Sep. 21, 2010


How to access a hidden autocorrect keyboard bar in IOS 5

Turns out you can conjure up an Android-like autocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5. Here's how....

By Nov. 10, 2011


Next Lightroom to autocorrect lens problems

The next version of Adobe's Lightroom shows that computational photography is moving from nicety to necessity. In this case, it'll fix lenses' optical problems.

By Apr. 27, 2010


Transfer AutoCorrect settings to a new PC

A simple Word macro backs up, restores, and lets you transfer your custom AutoCorrect entries.

By May. 20, 2008


Put Office's AutoCorrect feature to work for you

Customize the AutoCorrect option in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to make short work of long, common words.

By May. 19, 2008


Apple wants to help you correct a text message after you send it

A freshly published patent describes a way to let you correct any mistakes in a text message after you send it but just before it's actually sent.

By Feb. 6, 2014


Dryft could make tablet typing tolerable

Dryft uses a tablet touch sensor and accelerometer to dynamically find your fingers as you type and tries to keep them under it.

By Sep. 9, 2013


Fast access to Outlook 2013's spell-checker and auto-correct options

In an attempt to clean up the right-click menu in Word 2013 and WordMail for Outlook 2013, Microsoft removed the AutoCorrect submenu and other options. You can add spell-check to the Quick Access toolbar, but it's faster simply to press F7.

By Mar. 12, 2013


Microsoft fixes Windows 8.1 glitches in February update

An optional update resolves several nagging snafus, from orientation issues on a Lenovo ThinkPad to problems with Netflix video playback.

By Feb. 12, 2014