updated 03:35 pm EDT, Thu July 5, 2007
iPhone typing shortcut
David Pogue has posted a new iPhone tip to his Missing Manual Web site: If you want to type a period or other puncuation, simply touch and hold the ".?123" key then slide your finger to the desired button. When you've selected the punctuation, the keyboard automatically changes back to the normal character entry mode. This allows you to quickly select a punctuation character without having to tap more than once. Pogue writes: "This makes a HUGE difference in the usability of the keyboard."