Google improves everything– how ’bout your spelling?

It's a Spell-Check World, Baby.
Image by macwagen via Flickr

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.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Liked this post? Follow this blog to get more. 

Ted Curran

Ted Curran is a Learning Content 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 Twitter, or learn more at my 'About" page. These thoughts are my own.

You may also like...

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 WordsAhead.org. Help readers pronounce and encode unknown vocabulary.

Comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: