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TO ALL SHIPS AT SEA: NAVY DITCHES CAPS LOCK

Or at least, you're now allowed not to use it

(Newser) - UP UNTIL APRIL, THIS IS WHAT ALL OFFICIAL NAVY COMMUNIQUES HAD TO LOOK LIKE. YES, LIKE YOUR MOST ANNOYING UNCLE, THE NAVY HAS LONG BEEN ADDICTED TO CAPS LOCK, HAVING GOTTEN HOOKED BACK IN THE DAYS OF TELETYPE. BUT IN APRIL, US FLEET COMMAND SENT WORD THAT SAILORS WERE "... More »

A Fond Farewell to Caps Lock

Google wisely ditches button on its new notebook, writes Christopher Beam

(Newser) - Good riddance to the Caps Locks key, missing on the keyboard of the new Google Cr-48 notebook computer, writes Christopher Beam in Slate . Caps Lock is "an outdated scourge" from the manual typewriter era, he says, now mostly used by "enraged Internet commenters and the computer-illiterate elderly."... More »

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