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autocorrection

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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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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

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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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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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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

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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

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Perfectly Clear for Android makes your pictures look right

One of the best autocorrection apps for iOS comes to Android with new tools, a new interface, and faster performance.

By August 1, 2012

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Auto-corrected text leads to killing

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.

By February 14, 2011