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Windows Phone 7 Lacks Copy-and-Paste

June 20th, 2010 06:26 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

theodp writes “In a behind-the-scenes look at Windows Phone 7 (photos), CNET’s Ina Fried notes that Microsoft’s new software has won early praise for breaking ground in some areas, but takes a step backward in others. In particular, it doesn’t support features like copy and paste and multitasking that were already part of the old Windows Mobile. ‘I think users use cut-copy-paste periodically,’ said Microsoft exec Terry Myerson, ‘(but) there’s other things they use more frequently.’ Hey, tradeoffs had to be made — it was either copy-and-paste or Goo Splat.”

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