Most of my readers probably know this one, but maybe this will help someone.
On your smartphone (Blackberry, iPhone, etc.), you can hit space twice to get a period, space, and automatically capitalized next word.
I am not responsible for those of you without a smartphone. I simply pity you. In addition, if you develop an addiction to this feature and are frustrated that it doesn’t work in Word, Pages or your email program, I am not responsible for the resulting carnage.