All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘spell check’

George R.R. Martin Writes Everything on a DOS Machine Because Spell Check Is a Huge Pain in the Ass

While many of us can’t imagine composing a single sentence without the help of modern spell check technology, A Song of Ice And Fire author George R.R. Martin actively avoids it. In fact, he recently revealed to Conan O’Brien that he constructs the world of Westeros on a DOS machine, using WordStar 4.0. Yeah, GRRM is old school. Well, at …

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Spell Check Improvements Come To Chrome Stable

A month ago, Google announced Chrome 26 Beta with improved spell check capabilities as it refreshed the dictionaries the browser’s default spell check uses, and started supporting proper nouns. It also started supporting Korean, Tamil and Albanian. Google announced the improvements to the stable release today. “In addition, users who add custom words to the dictionary can now sync their …

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Chrome Gets Better At Spell Check In Latest Beta

Google announced Chrome 26 Beta today, with improved spell check capabilities. Google has refreshed the dictionaries the browser’s default spell check users, and it now supports proper nouns as well as Korean, Tamil and Albanian. “Users who sync their settings will also notice their custom dictionary gets shared across devices now, so you won’t need to teach that new Chromebook …

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Google Docs Getting Google Search Spell Check

Google Search has a pretty impressive spell check in place that lets you know if you’ve spelled a word wrong and gives you suggestions as to what word you might have been wanting to spell. Turns out the guys that run Google Docs thought this was pretty cool too as they’re bringing it to Docs. Yew Jin Lim, a software …

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