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How to rapidly enter special characters, punctuation, and other keyboard shortcuts on your new iPad

How to rapidly enter special characters, punctuation, and other keyboard shortcuts on your new iPad

This is an oldie but a goodie. Scratch that, greatie! Since your new iPad's keyboard is multitouch and not physical like a laptops, it can change and transform beneath your very fingertips. That means it can also do a bunch of really cool things to speed up your typing, like letting you more rapidly switch from letters to numbers or punctuation and back without hunting and pecking for...

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Daily Tip: How to setup a keyboard shortcut for a username, email address or well used phrase

Daily Tip: How to setup a keyboard shortcut for a username, email address or well used phrase

Wondering how to save time and effort entering common information like your name, email address, or phone number? The good news is iOS 5 has a special feature called “Shortcuts” that lets you define a word or phrase to a key combination. Follow along and we will show you how easy it is to setup and how it can save you a lot of time too:- Go to Settings   Click on General Click...

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TouchFire screen-top keyboard for iPad gets Kickstarter funding and garners huge interest [video]

TouchFire screen-top keyboard for iPad gets Kickstarter funding and garners huge interest [video]

The TouchFire is a screen-top keyboard that clips onto your iPad or iPad 2 and it is said to provide a touch typing experience. It has been invented by two guys with a great pedigree in product development, Steve Isaac & Brad Melmon. Steve has worked for Sun Microsystems, GO and Microsoft whilst Brad worked for HP, IDEO, Moto Development, and Speck. All of this experience had been...

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