AutoCorrect

Apple’s Autocorrect Feature in iOS Continues to Frustrate

Apple's autocorrect feature on iOS continues to irritate a significant number of users. Sometimes, it seems as if Apple's autocorrect feature on iOS seems to work against you instead of helping you. For a feature that's been around for over ten years, it still severely lacks functionality (via Daring Fireball), and now many people are...

Ex-Apple Engineer Explains Why Autocorrect Makes So Many Frustrating Mistakes

In a recent interview with Business Insider, former Apple engineer Ken Kocienda, who helped the company develop the ‘autocorrect' feature that has been on iPhones for more than a decade, has explained why all these years later the feature still makes so many frustrating mistakes while we text. Kocienda recalls being tasked by Apple to come up with a...

Apple’s Invention Will Change Awkward AutoCorrect in iMessage Forever

A new Apple patent application published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) details a system that highlights any words within a message which have been automatically corrected, essentially notifying the recipient when a mistake has been made by the operating system’s autocorrect feature (via AppleInsider). Apple plans to fix the problem of textual ambiguity frequently...