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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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User Group 7.1 Pricing

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All the hubbub about Apple charging for System 7.1 this fall actually did some good. Roger Heinen, Apple Senior Vice President and General Manager, announced that Apple is giving user group members a special promotional price on System 7.1 until 01-Feb-93. To take advantage of the 20% price reduction (that makes the price $27.95 instead of $34.95) you must:

  • Call 800/769-APPLE before 01-Feb-93.

  • Identify yourself as a user group member.

  • Provide the person chained to the telephone with the name of your registered Apple User Group.

  • And finally, provide mailing address and payment information.

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