One of the fastest ways to improve your typing on the iPad's on-screen keyboard is to take advantage of the shortcuts feature introduced in iOS 5. The shortcuts feature works like Autocorrect’s non-evil twin, turning your abbreviations into perfectly-typed chunks of frequently-used text anywhere you use iPad's on-screen keyboard. With a little planning and practice, you can use shortcuts to help save time, frustration and embarrassment when you type on your iPad's keyboard. ...Originally published June 25, 2012
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