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Chrome 26 arrives with spell checking improvements, multiple-user desktop shortcuts on Windows, and more

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Google on Tuesday released Chrome version 26 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The new version features “Ask Google for suggestions” spell checking feature improvements, desktop shortcuts for multiple users (profiles) on Windows, and an asynchronous DNS resolver on Mac and Linux. You can update to the latest release now using...
Chrome 26 arrives with spell checking improvements, multiple-user desktop shortcuts on Windows, and more

Chrome update polishes spell-check and fixes bugs

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Four weeks after the launch of Google's Chrome 26browser into beta, the final version debuted on Tuesday. The most notable enhancements in Chrome 26 include a new spell-checking engine, as we saw when the beta version arrived, but also included are several other new features and a few key...
Chrome update polishes spell-check and fixes bugs

Google Launches Improved Spell Checker For Chrome And Docs

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With the release of the latest Chrome Beta today (version 26), Google is also starting the roll-out of a new spell checker inside its browser and on Google Docs. The new version features support for three additional languages (Korean, Tamil and Albanian) and a number of other improvements. The most...
Google Launches Improved Spell Checker For Chrome And Docs

One-Platform Wonders: Apps That Keep Us Dual-Booting

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In a world where HTML5 is supposed to be the Great Unifier, we still have to deal with apps that only work (or work better on) on one platform over another. These are the can't-live-without apps that keep us running multiple machines or virtual machine instances until the software developers...
One-Platform Wonders: Apps That Keep Us Dual-Booting

Google Docs Gets Better at Spell-Check

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New system is context-sensitive, so it's almost like a grammar checker. In other words, don't worry if you're always using the wrong "you're."...
Google Docs Gets Better at Spell-Check

Your Weekend 'Interesting Software' Update

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1) If you are a Mac user, be sure to check out the remaining days of the "Writers' Festival 2012" special on the idea-organizer Tinderbox and several other programs. Tinderbox is very complex software with a learning curve even more formidable than that of my still-beloved Windows idea-organizer Zoot. But,...
Your Weekend 'Interesting Software' Update

Maybe Google’s Larry Page needs Microsoft Word, after all

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We hesitate to bring this up, having made more than our share of grammatical mistakes and typos over the years. (Heck, over the past week.) But here’s a situation that Microsoft’s marketers should probably turn into an ad for Microsoft Word. Larry Page A post last week by Google...
Maybe Google’s Larry Page needs Microsoft Word, after all

New Google Docs Features: Added Co-Editing Capabilities, Similar To Google Wave

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Google Docs now includes co-editing features, similar to Google Wave. The feature is one of several new updates to Google Docs that includes faster online access to documents and better formatting. The new features provide capabilities that enhance Google Docs on platforms such as the desktop or laptop. But the...
New Google Docs Features: Added Co-Editing Capabilities, Similar To Google Wave

Scroll Kit Lets You Make Customizable Valentines for Your Secret Crush

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Scroll Kit, the latest brainchild from the Bushwick-based team of Cody Brown and Kate Ray, demoed their new product at last week's New York Tech Meetup to an admiring crowd. As Mr. Brown's elevator pitch goes, the publishing tool lets anyone "make magazine-style layouts for the web and iPad without...
Scroll Kit Lets You Make Customizable Valentines for Your Secret Crush

Typewriters: an illustrated guide and a debt of thanks | James Robinson

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News that the UK has apparently manufactured its last typewriter brings to mind some of its most glorious momentsThey say if you gave an infinite number of monkeys an infinite number of typewriters, one would eventually produce the complete works of Shakespeare. If you gave those same monkeys a laptop...
Typewriters: an illustrated guide and a debt of thanks | James Robinson

Thumbs Up As Researchers Develop New Tablet-Friendly Keyboard, The KALQ

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Two thumbs good, eight fingers bad. A joint effort by three educational establishments has created a smart new keyboard for mobile devices. The KALQ keyboard--so named because of the sequence of letters on the bottom right of the screen--uses a person's thumbs to key in the letters, making it...
Thumbs Up As Researchers Develop New Tablet-Friendly Keyboard, The KALQ

Startup Weekend Seattle: Helping you write and read shorter emails, TLDR takes first place

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Team TLDR, winners of Startup Weekend Seattle. Judge Chris Devore is on the far right. Just days before his resignation and candid goodbye letter, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason sent out a Tweet a few months ago asking if it was possible to write a Gmail script to auto-reply and bounce emails...
Startup Weekend Seattle: Helping you write and read shorter emails, TLDR takes first place

Google Docs Dumps the Dictionary for the Whole Web

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Google Docs now has improved spell-checking that draws from the whole Web instead of a fixed dictionary. The spell-checking in Docs will now constantly evolve as Google's search robots crawl the Web and receive new queries from users. Just as the Google search box can fix spelling mistakes based on...
Google Docs Dumps the Dictionary for the Whole Web

CloudOn goes truly global as it launches version 2.5 of its productivity suite for tablets

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CloudOn, the tablet app for creating, editing and managing Microsoft Office and Adobe documents in the cloud, has today announced the launch of version 2.5 of its mobile productivity workspace for iOS and Android devices, as it rolls out globally. Just to recap, CloudOn taps Dropbox, Box and Google Drive...
CloudOn goes truly global as it launches version 2.5 of its productivity suite for tablets

Googlighting, Microsoft’s Latest Viral Attack On Google Docs [Video]

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“Wait, you want us to be your lab rats?” “Pioneers” If you need more proof that Microsoft and Google hate each other, just watch the video above. It’s a direct message from Microsoft to businesses everywhere. And it raises some very valid points. Change is hard for everyone. Switching...
Googlighting, Microsoft’s Latest Viral Attack On Google Docs [Video]
Chrome 26 beta includes improved spell check with support for new languages

Google launches Chrome 26 beta with spell checking improvements, app launcher preview on Windows, and more

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Mere days after launching the stable version of Chrome 25, Google has released Chrome 26 beta for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Among the new features is a significantly improved spell checker and a developer preview of the app launcher on Windows. The improved spell checking includes refreshed the dictionaries for...
Google launches Chrome 26 beta with spell checking improvements, app launcher preview on Windows, and more

Apple Sues Samsung For 'Slide-To-Unlock' And Other Ludicrous Patent Violations

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If ever you needed an illustration of the absurdity of the U.S. patent system, just check out the four things Apple just sued Samsung for. They're all smartphone-related. Samsung has just come out with a phone called the "Galaxy Nexus" that some people think is better than the iPhone....
Apple Sues Samsung For 'Slide-To-Unlock' And Other Ludicrous Patent Violations

Livermorium and Flerovium take a seat at the Periodic Table

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Just when we thought those pesky scientists had stopped messing with the Periodic Table, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry goes and ratifies another two. The pair of elements were discovered in partnership between the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Russia...
Livermorium and Flerovium take a seat at the Periodic Table
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