Granted, it seems that we'll all be using SMS slang to condense our resumés
in the not-too-distant future, but on the off chance that unadulterated English is still required in some facet of your life, the cre8txt keyboard will make things an awful lot easier. This gem plugs into one's PC via USB and actually translates texting jargon into words that Merriam-Webster would approve of, and in case that wasn't gimmicky enough, it also includes predictive text software to complete sentences before you can even think up your own endings. We still can't see such a device being worth the £49.99 ($105) asking price, but we're betting that our kids will view things differently. Oh, the humanity.