Some things on Android and iPhone have not been perfected. For example, selecting and copying text is a task I often fiddle with. Recently, however, we came across a clever way to select text that represents a huge improvement over our previous approach.
To explain this best, I compare it to clicking a text with a mouse and holding the key while dragging to select many words. Find a place where you can select text on your phone and press for a word. Without letting go, drag up, down, left or right to highlight as many words as you like.
You'll find this works very much like a mouse and it's exactly the same gesture on Android and iOS , It's definitely better to press a single word long to select it, and then use those tiny little handles to adjust the selection. Now if we could just figure out how to open a face-recognition phone when it's on a table …