Google improves everything– how ’bout your spelling?

It's a Spell-Check World, Baby.
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GSpell is a great little add-on for the Mac OS that basically uses the power of Google as a spell-checker for all your desktop applications. It works in Word, Firefox, email…. everything on your computer. It’s cool because it searches the internet for the misspelled word, so it automatically knows words that your computer’s dictionary wouldn’t know. For example:

Spell checking phrases in TextEdit. Direct download to .mov file if above clickiness doesn’t work.

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Ted Curran is a Learning Experience Designer/Developer for Autodesk. He is committed to empowering educators and learners to create transformational change through effective pedagogy and technology integration. You can follow Ted on Mastodon, LinkedIn or learn more at my 'About" page. These thoughts are my own.

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3 Responses

  1. Joy says:

    Another Google genius.

  2. Judy Ramirez says:

    Google can add value to this spelling add-on with more explicit information found at Help readers pronounce and encode unknown vocabulary.


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