In our culture of constant texting and instant messaging, we've all gotten used to certain acronyms and abbreviations. Just about everyone knows LOL and OMG. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reveals a couple of tricks to creating your own shortcuts to make texting and e-mailing on your smartphone even easier.
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Lock the screen orientation, turn off auto-correction (without sacrificing spell check), activate spoken auto-text, set the triple-click Home button, and view the iPad user guide in iBooks or a Safari window via a built-in bookmark.
I am now a reverse switcher--I switched from a BlackBerry to an iPhone about six months ago, and now am switching back again. Why?
Use the new VoiceOver, Zoom, and Speak Auto-Text features.
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