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.
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.
A Georgia student texts: "Gunna be at West Hall this afternoon." Auto-correct, however changes the first word to "gunman." Pandemonium ensues.
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.
Turns out you can conjure up an Android-like autocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5. Here's how....
Correct spelling can really change the effect of an e-mail on its recipient.
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.
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.
A simple Word macro backs up, restores, and lets you transfer your custom AutoCorrect entries.
Customize the AutoCorrect option in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to make short work of long, common words.