News tagged ‘autocorrect’
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published three patent applications filled by Apple and confirming that the company continues to research technologies that would contribute to improved accuracy of the autocorrect feature on the iPhone.
Application No. 12/976834, titled "Combining timing and geometry information for typing correction," describes a process for using keystroke geometry and timing to better detect a user's intended input. Any typed string could be analyzed for use in either autocorrection or autocompletion.
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Along with new architectural features new version of Mac OS X also sports new look for the iCal, Mail and Finder, and some other applications look slightly different due to adoption of design elements implemented in the iPad. AppleInsider received the screenshots of new Lion's interface, and we're posting them below.
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Clippy is an iPhone addition from Cydia for copy/paste functionality. It was updated to version 0.97-2. The main bug that was fixes is a crash of different applications such as Notes, Safari, Mail and others where the animation was drawn. New version also added a language pack, improved the animation of the menu, full support for selecting editable text in web views, themes support and a lot more.
Avaliable via Cydia for jailbreaked iPhones.
Full changelog for 0.97 updates:
Many users want to turn iPhone's autocorrection off. There is a good solution we wrote about: Auto-correction - solution to turn it off. The bad thing is that it works only with english keyboard. If you want to disable autocorrection for Russian, Spanish, German or some other keyboard try ACtoggle.
Unfortunately, it didn't work for my russian keyboard - after turning off KB-autocorrect russian keyboard just disappeared. Hopefully this will be fixed in future versions.
Apple released firmware version 2.2 beta 1 a bit more than a week ago. Couple more features were hiden there.
The other feature is for Japanese market - Japanese emoji icons. The lack of emoji support has been blamed as part of the reason for slow iPhone adoption in Japan.
Hopefully we will see more new features in this and next beta's of 2.2 firmware.
- Firmware 2.2 - new Safari interface
- Jailbreak on firmware 2.2 beta 1
- Auto-correction - solution to turn it off
I was amazed that very few people know how to turn auto-correction off. Here is what you need:
- Jailbreak your iPhone and install Cydia
- Install BossPrefs
- Install CToggle BossPrefs Addon
- Run BossPrefs and turn auto-correction off
There is even a domain: http://please-let-us-disable-autocorrection-steve.com.. Nice.