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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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Glenn Discusses Google Purchase of Motorola on Science Friday

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Glenn Fleishman appeared on the National Public Radio show Science Friday to talk with host Ira Flatow about the implications of Google’s acquisition of Motorola, and what that means for Apple and consumers.favicon follow link