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Autocorrect gets woman a blind girl on birthday cake

Technically Incorrect: She wanted a blond girl on top of her daughter's cake. Marie Seggie sent a text to say so. Sometimes, though, autocorrect thinks it knows better.

By August 18, 2015


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


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


Popular predictive keyboard SwiftKey is on its way to iOS 8

With news that Apple will let you swap out the keyboard in iOS, SwiftKey says it's already working on its iOS app.

By June 2, 2014


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


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


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


Minuum wants to redesign the touchscreen keyboard

A new start-up from the University of Toronto, Canada, is hoping to solve the problem of the touchscreen keyboard and introduce finger-free typing.

By March 18, 2013


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


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 September 21, 2010