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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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Farhad Manjoo on Google’s Grand Plan

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Over at Slate, Farhad Manjoo has an insightful piece that looks at how Google has learned to focus its efforts on seven key businesses: search, advertising, social networking, Android, Chrome, YouTube, and local mobile commerce. We just hope they don’t give up on the self-driving car!favicon follow link

 

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Eolake Stobblehouse   An apple icon for a TidBITS Supporter 2012-03-29 14:16
So do I! I really want a self-driving car. For myself, and for the world.
Adam Bell  An apple icon for a TidBITS Contributor 2012-03-29 14:50
Bad Link -- 404
Jeff Carlson  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2012-03-29 15:05
Fixed. Thanks for the heads-up!