Tag Archive: Words


How to Capitalize Words and Add Periods Automatically in Mac OS

The newest versions of MacOS support the ability to automatically capitalize words and to add periods with a double-space, two typing features which originated from the iPhone and iPad world but now are available on the Mac. Auto-capitalize words means that any word at the start of a sentence will be automatically capitalized, as will … Read More

Use your words to save your sister in Scribblenauts Unlimited

Scribblenauts has been on one device or another since 2009, and the latest version, Unlimited, is headed to mobile right now. Main character and magic notebook owner Maxwell’s got a sister, Lily, who he’s gotten cursed thanks to his smart-ass ways. The pair go to see Edwin, one of the 40 other brothers and sisters […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Keep your kids ‘safe’ and remove swear words from Apple Music

Apple Music is the latest way to stream a ridiculous number of tunes on demand. And with all that variety, you’re going to get some cursing in there. It’s just how a lot of musicians work. But if you don’t…

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Words With Friends gets new bestie: Apple Watch

If you’re one of those word game fiends that has a list of Words With Friends games as long as your arm, you now can actually use that long arm to wear your games on your wrist. Zynga just updated…

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Hidden iOS 8 trick lets you change words to ALL CAPS with a tap

Sometimes you just need to emphasize something. One of the best ways to do so when you’re texting is to make the words you really need to get across in all capitals. Or maybe you just want to shout at…

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Switch Word Casing to ALL CAPS & Capitalize Words with QuickType in iOS

The shift and caps lock key in iOS can be toggled at will to either capitalize a word or to type out something in ALL CAPS, but using the new Quick Type keyboard, you can switch casing of existing words really easy. This works really well on the iPhone and iPad, and once you learn … Read More

Hate new words like ‘adorbs’ all you want, but language is always changing

If you’re freaking out about the new words added to OxfordDictionaries.com — like “adorbs,” “listicle,” “hate-watch” and “acquihire” — you’re not alone. Most folks learn their vocabularies while growing up. Adding new words or changing the meaning of existing ones…

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Translate Words & Phrases from Foreign Languages with iPhone & Word Lens

Have you ever been somewhere with something written in a foreign language and wondered what the heck it said in your own language? Or, have you ever looked at a sign, book, or printed text somewhere, and wished you could instantly translate that something into the language of your choice? With your iPhone and the … Read More

Search the Web for Selected Words & Phrases from Almost Anywhere in iOS

On the Mac, you may know that a right-click on just about anything can bring up a “Search the web” feature. When chosen, the selected term or phrase, whether from an app or from another web browser, gets quickly searched for using your default browser. This is great if you’re reading something and you want … Read More

Respawnables FPS Adds New Meaning To The Words ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ [Video]

Looking for a more explosion-filled egg hunt this Easter? If so, you may want to check out the latest version of popular third-person shooter Respawnables which adds a new Easter Egg Hunt mode, where players must gather as many Easter…

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