Copy and Paste Will Indeed Be System Wide

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Due to some slightly odd wording in the official Microsoft statement about their upcoming software update, we weren't sure if copy and paste would be system wide, or you would only be able to copy from select applications. WP7 General Manager Charlie Kindel has put these rumors to rest over twitter, saying: of course C&P will work in Silverlight WP7 apps Sorted! [via … [Read more...]

Microsoft Puts Out Press Release On January Update


Microsoft has put out a press release about the upcoming update, talking about copy and paste, app speed increases and changes to the market. Here it is: Copy and paste Soon you’ll be able to copy text from emails, text messages, web pages, and Office Mobile documents, and paste it anywhere you can type. Using copy and paste is easy and intuitive. In many cases you just … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 To Go CDMA In First Half Of 2011, Software Update Just Around The Corner


At Microsoft's big CES announcement yesterday, not too much time was spent on Windows Phone 7, but a few major announcements were made. The first is that an update for WP7 is in the works, and it will bring copy and paste as well as improvements to how fast apps load. This is doubtless the NoDo update we heard about earlier. The other big piece of news is that Verizon and … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Updates For 2011 Revealed

Paul Thurrott, who is eternally on the inside track for Windows Phone info, has released the update schedule for WP7 over 2011. There will be a small called NoDo update announced in January, landing in February: This update will include the famed copy and paste functional addition, support for the Qualcomm 7×30 smart phone chipset, a CDMA location stack, and a number of … [Read more...]

Visual Voicemail and VoIP Heading To Windows Phone 7?

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Want a hint for what might be in those much discussed "major updates" for WP7, destined to land next year? Mobility Digest took a homebrewed registry viewer for WP7 and started nosing around, and saw some very interesting things. Buried inside the registry are entries for Visual Voicemail and VoIP — neither is active at present, yet both are obviously part of the phone's … [Read more...]