Lost amidst the hoopla of what looks to be the impending arrival of iPhone tethering for AT&T customers is this nugget unearthed by Gizmodo. It appears that the next-gen iPhone OS will at last include support for a user customizable dictionary.
Users can now go into the Keyboard settings pane and, with just one tap, add custom words to the built in dictionary.
In the example below, the word “Lifehacker” was added to the iPhone dictionary, where it now shows up as a suggested word whilst typing. Not only is this a godsend for all the folks who use a lot of slang, but provides a great way for users to customize their own shorthand to speed up their typing.