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autocorrect

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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 September 20, 2013

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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 March 12, 2013

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Blown text auto-correct locks down school

A Georgia student texts: "Gunna be at West Hall this afternoon." Auto-correct, however changes the first word to "gunman." Pandemonium ensues.

By February 29, 2012

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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 November 10, 2011

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Minuum to bring its gesture-driven keyboard to Google Glass

The developers behind the compact keyboard are showing off a proof of concept on Google Glass and other wearable devices.

By May 13, 2014

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Samsung expert witnesses: Sorry, Apple, there's no infringement

Several computer science professors, including Kevin Jeffay of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, testify that Samsung's devices don't infringe Apple's various patents and that Apple's patents aren't valid.

By April 15, 2014

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How to add auto-correct to Gmail in Chrome

Correct spelling can really change the effect of an e-mail on its recipient.

By September 26, 2011

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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 February 12, 2014

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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 February 6, 2014

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AutoCorrector app corrects iPhone auto-correct

No more stork clouds in the sky! Add your own words, names, and nicknames to your iOS auto-correct database and save yourself from potentially embarrassing auto-correct typos.

By June 13, 2011