[Five Deadly Everythings]

NEWS: Phone programmers are nerds

Posted in tech by Jef on May 8, 2009
No, I don't have an iPhone.

No, I don't have an iPhone.

So while texting back and forth with friends today trying to round up some people to watch Star Trek, I was surprised that my predictive text handled the word “Klingon” without flinching. In a response I tried “Vulcan” and that worked too. I thought there was a chance these words were popular enough to be included in the dictionary, so I went for the trump card.

And yes, my phone’s predictive text spells “Uhura” with no problem at all. How nerdy are your phone’s programmers? Go ahead, try it out this weekend, the only weekend where such texts will be socially acceptable.

Advertisements
Tagged with: , , ,

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. trE said, on May 9, 2009 at 11:01 am

    LOL… I’ve never liked Star Trek, but the previews from the upcoming movie has me itching slightly to see it… Hmm… I would actually expect Cell Phone Programmers to be one up over us on this kind of thing too… LOL…


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: