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Windows Phone 7: No Copy & Paste, But it’s Coming

Earlier today Microsoft held the official Windows Phone 7 launch event, they spent most of the time talking about what WP7 could do and what devices will be launching (10 so far), however they let slip that when devices become available Windows Phone 7 smartphones won’t have copy and paste functionality.

This news was revealed by Joe Belfiore, however there is some good news as it will come as an update in early 2011, here is a Tweet from the official Windows Phone Twitter feed “We heard the feedback from our customers and copy and paste will come as an update in early 2011! – MSFT’s Joe Belfiore”.

Apple iOS 3.0 brought this functionality to iPhone and iPod Touch back in June 2009, therefore I am sure that Microsoft will be eager to add this functionality as soon as possible, its just a shame that they couldn’t add this seemingly basic functionality to the OS before the launch.

Are you disappointed to hear that copy and paste functionality won’t be available straight away?

Source: Twitter

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.


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