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Speckie, a real-time spell checker for Internet Explorer

Ladies and gentlemen, today we bring you tidings of one of the most important developments in Web browser history: Internet Explorer finally has a decent spell checker that works on 32- and 64-bit Windows XP, Vista and 7. It's called Speckie, which, if you're completely devoid of higher brain function and need a helping hand, is a concatenation of spell check IE. Speckie is a free download, ...

After the Deadline now checks your grammar, spelling on Google Chrome!

We've covered After the Deadline before -- from its emergence as a WordPress plug-in to the arrival of the Firefox extension. Now, Google Chrome users can get in on the grammar-y goodness: After the Deadline is now available from the Chrome Extension Gallery. The new extension is loaded with options, allowing you to whitelist certain phrases and websites, automatically check textareas prior ...

After the Deadline grammar, spell check addon for Firefox is a writer's best friend

After the Deadline has been mentioned before here on Download Squad. In September of 2009, Automattic (the company behind WordPress) acquired ATD and promptly integrated it into their wildly popular blogging platform. If you do any writing anywhere on the web and you're using Firefox, you'll be glad to know that the After the Deadline add-on has hit version 1.0 and should be shedding Mozilla's ...

WordPress gets a better spellchecker, After the Deadline

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has acquired a spiffy spellchecker called After The Deadline. It's now available on Wordpress blogs, and you can enable it in the Wordpress visual editor by clicking the ABC button with the green checkmark (If you're using a WordPress.org install, get the plugin). After the Deadline is smarter than the spellcheckers we're used to in desktop apps, because i...

43 words Firefox doesn't know

One of my favorite new features in Firefox 2.0 is the inline, as-you-type spell-check. I'm a pretty good speller, but everyone makes mistakes, and as a blogger it's great to have a spell-check feature that has my back but stays out of my way. Still, I've been occasionally surprised by the words Firefox doesn't have in its dictionary. Firefox of course allows you to add words to its dictionary by r...

Firefox 2.0 alpha 2 released

Mozilla has released a 2nd alpha version of Firefox 2.0. As usual, this release is not recommended for any kind of serious use, but if you're salivating at some of the new version's features, check out what has been incorporated in this 2nd development milestone: Links default to opening in new tabs, not new windows Close buttons now appear on every tab, and the close behavior is slightly di...