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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.

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Walt Mossberg’s Last Wall Street Journal Article

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After 22 years, Walt Mossberg is leaving The Wall Street Journal, along with his partner Kara Swisher, for a new media venture, Re/code. To wrap up his two-decade stint at the Journal, Walt rounded up twelve of the most influential tech products in that time. Many were made by Apple, but a few might surprise you.favicon follow link

 

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Lee Baker  2013-12-25 00:42
A lot of intrigue, as well as twists and turns there, when I did a more in-depth 'net search to find why Walt *really* parted ways with Dow Jones and the WSJ.

Google tentacles are everywhere. ;-)