Borrowing techniques used in machine translation, a team of researchers in Redmond believes it has found a better way to serve up synonyms.
Apple's Dictionary application is useful for grabbing information about items, either by looking them up in the dictionary or thesaurus, or by using online resources such as Wikipedia. Recently Wikipedia has undergone a few site and design changes, which has broken some of the ways items are displayed in the Dictionary application.
Oxford's suite of dictionary apps have been quietly removed from the iTunes app store, leaving customers with unsupported premium apps.
Looking up a word definition or possible options for completing a partially typed word is relatively easy to do in OS X.
LinkedIn has released this year's list of buzzwords used most often by members in their profiles. If any of them turn up on your profile, it may be time for a LinkedIn makeover.
Recently updated, Drafts offers a simple interface for taking notes, creating lists, penning tweets, and much more, while offering a seemingly endless list of sharing options. Have a look at Drafts 2.0 for the iPhone and the new iPad app.
Kicking off this year's Tech Fest, research chief Rick Rashid talks about how the unit is Microsoft's play to be a significant company for the long term.
Quickly accessing symbols and text substitution, in addition to spell checking for entered text can be very useful when composing documents. Here are some tips for quickly accessing these features in OS X Lion.
Not surprisingly, the best apps for the Pulse smart pen are tools that help users with common problems, like translation, spelling, and more.
Apple released an update for the iPhone SDK for the iPad, bringing the current version of that SDK to 3.2 beta 3, before pulling down the update.