HTC Arrive: WP7 Finally Invades Sprint March 20th

As it was foretold at CES, Windows Phone 7 has achieved CDMA nirvana. And given Verizon's recent comments about Microsoft's nascent mobile platform, it's no wonder the first CDMA WP7 handset to hit shelves comes from Sprint. Fortunately, the HTC Arrive makes a fine first impression. » 2/24/11 9:00am 2/24/11 9:00am

Your First WP7 Update May Not Come Until March

Sorry, WP7 owners awaiting your promised copy and paste update with bated breath; you're gonna have to wait a little longer. According to Neowin, the first Windows Phone 7 update isn't going to hit until March 8th. The good news is, that's also when you should finally be able to find CDMA WP7 devices, if your breath… » 2/10/11 4:11pm 2/10/11 4:11pm

The Origin of the Twin Copy-Paste T-Shirts

Back in 1986, Gizmodo reader and artist Christopher C. DeSantis foresaw the twin copy and paste t-shirts. There is only one problem, Christopher. Blonde sisters or mischievous brothers? Cute. Two bald guys with pony tails walking through a park? Creepy. » 10/29/09 11:40pm 10/29/09 11:40pm

Question of the Day: Which Missing iPhone Feature Would You Like to…

Over the weekend we learned that the iPhone firmware 2.2 beta was going out to developers sans copy/paste (again). Apple claims that it is not a top priority but, to be honest, I'm beginning to think that it will never happen. Nonetheless, AT&T released a survey to customers in an attempt to determine what the level of… » 10/27/08 4:50pm 10/27/08 4:50pm

Apple Kinda Had iPhone Copy/Paste Figured Out with Newton 15 Years Ago …

There's a lot of hypothesizing » 9/07/08 3:30pm 9/07/08 3:30pm and going on today because the supposedly simple act of cutting and pasting is absent from the iPhone. What's strange about all this is that Apple sorta had it figured out 15 years ago with the Newton. As the video shows, cutting and pasting with a touchscreen or stylus on a Mac…

iPhone 2.1 Firmware Has Tiny Glimmer of Copy-and-Paste Shining Inside

When Apple said it didn't care about cut and paste on the iPhone, it's possible that it meant "not right now, but soon, possibly." Because over at MacNN they're reporting that the developer firmware 2.1 may have hints of copy-paste within it. "In exploring the Localizable.strings entry under English.lproj in the current… » 7/25/08 1:20pm 7/25/08 1:20pm

Apple Doesn't Have a Problem With iPhone Cut and Paste, They Just Don't…

In an interview with Extreme Tech, Apple product head Greg Joswiak explained the lack of cut and paste in the iPhone: it's just not a priority right now. He says Apple worked its way as far down its "priority list" of features for firmware 2.0, but just not far enough to reach cut and paste. He then went on the explain… » 7/14/08 4:25pm 7/14/08 4:25pm