Skip to comments.The greatest technology improvement since the internet was born?
Posted on 12/24/2019 11:14:25 AM PST by Openurmind
Self spell checking and suggestion search boxes... lol
Can anyone think of a better one?
copy and paste....
Clippy was taken out behind the internet and summarily executed.
what about BOB ?
That’s a good one, and drag and drop. :)
Internet search via crawlers. Until Google screwed it up...
LOL! Bill Gates killed Clippy, and he had it coming.
Eye look split chick, woofs avery theme
Crawlers and Spiders were a huge improvement, and they got even better as resources and computing power increased. I remember when it would take a couple weeks, and sometimes a month or more for a new domain to get hit enough to finally “propagate”.
You type something down and after reading to be sure you have No errors you close it and find out some where along the way a word was changed or misspelled.
speech to text
I had hundreds of LPs and CDs growing up. Over time and many moves and downsizing, all have been lost, discarded, given away. My musical enjoyment these past several years has been pretty much Pandora radio stations.
Apple Music has allowed me to pull up many of the complete albums that I loved growing up and play them beginning to end. I'm rediscovering so much music that I grew up with, learning that some albums sound better today than they did decades ago (and others didn't stand up to the test of time that well at all).
At any rate, it's as easy as typing in the artist, song, or album and playing it.
I pay a monthly fee for this, a fraction of what I used to spend on CDs. It's worth to me every penny.
Worst "user-friendly" GUI ever made. Thanks to Melinda Gates, no less.
Apple’s ability on the iPhone to restrict incoming calls to your contact list!
Know what? I think you have a very good point there. And text to speech. I now feel ashamed that I never considered the impaired in all this. Unfortunately I think that is a common fault with many.
“copy and paste....”
That was BEFORE the internet.
"... Bob offered an email client with which a user could subscribe to MCI Mail, a dial-up email account.
The price was $5.00 per month to send up to 15 emails per month. Each email was limited to 5000 characters, and each additional email after the limit was reached was an additional 45 cents.
A toll-free phone number had to be called to set up the account..."
I use Amazon HD. CD and HR quality.
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