Use larger keyboard for entering Web addresses

Safari Bigger, horizontal keyboard When you tap on the Web address bar in Safari, a keyboard pops up to allow you to enter the Web address. You don’t have to enter the prefix (“http://” or “www.”) or the suffix (“.com”) on a Web address. Safari will still find the age. You can also make the keyboard a little larger and easier to use. Simply rotate your iPhone or iPod touch to horizontal position (Fig. 6) before you pop up the keyboard.

 
 

Fig. 6: Rotate your iPhone before entering a Web address in Safari and you’ll get a bigger keyboard.

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Rich Hall has written about Handheld and Pocket computers for the last 13 years. He is the Editor of Pocket PC magazine and former editor of The HP Palmtop Paper, the NEC Ultralite Connection and the HP Portable Paper. He began his career as a high school Math and English teacher. Rich lives in Fairfield, Iowa, with his wife, Lucinda, and their children, Robert and Ella. You can contact him at Rich@PocketPCMag.com.