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Type an em-dash on an iPhone

Typography and punctuation geeks rejoice! It's easy to type an em-dash on the iPhone's or iPod touch's virtual keyboard. To do so, tap the .?123 key to switch to the numeric keypad. Then touch and hold on the Hyphen key to reveal a pop-up strip showing an em-dash. Slide to the em-dash and release your finger.

Note that this basic trick works with many other keys on the virtual keyboard.

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Apple Unveils MobileMe Mail Beta

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Apple has announced a beta update to its Web-based mail service, MobileMe Mail. The beta offers widescreen and compact views, single-click archiving, a message formatting toolbar, increased security via SSL, server-based rules, and overall improved performance. The beta is open to all MobileMe users and you can switch back at any time. To sign up, log in to MobileMe and click the "Request An Invitation" link in the lower-left corner of the page.favicon follow link

 

Comments about Apple Unveils MobileMe Mail Beta

Steve in Portland  2010-05-18 09:03
Jeepers Features . . . GIVE ME SPEED. I love the syncing of me .me account but when I read my email from ANYWHERE but my iPhone or the Apple Mail application, the performance sucks. GMAIL is way faster. Why???