iPhone may get handwriting recognition — think your chubby fingers can cope?

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Apple iPhoneAccording to a number of reports, the iPhone (three iPhone stories in one day you say?) could soon get handwriting recognition. That’s based on the interpretation of a recent job advertisement which calls for a full-time “Handwriting Recognition Engineer” to work at Apple HQ in Cupertino.

The successful candidate will be responsible for “advancing Apple’s handwriting technology for Mac OS X” — which shouldn’t be difficult given that the current attempt (Inkwell) is pretty shabby. However, it appears that “the recognition technology… may extend beyond Mac OS X to other applications and the iPhone”…

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OS X Leopard Watch: 2m in first weekend, Blue Screen of Death, Leopard on PC, Stacks Feature Request, Entry-Level Requirements

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Your twice weekly roundup of all things OS X Leopard. Two million copies of Leopard sold in first weekend Apple today announced that, globally, it sold or delivered over two million copies of its latest operating system since it launched…

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