Windows Phone 7 May Not Have Copy Paste, But It Does Have Copy Search

A feature substantially less useful than the ability to copy and paste, instead WP7 sneaks in a “copy and search” function. While in Internet Explorer, you can tap on a word to highlight it, and if you then hit the search button, a Bing search will be performed on the word. Useful if you need to look something up I suppose.

So they already have a method of highlighting text, and copying it into another program. Why isn’t copy and paste built-in again?


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