New iPhone OS Adds Copy & Paste

Will unite Gmail, Facebook contacts in single list
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 16, 2009 11:56 AM CDT
A supporter holds up an iPhone during a rally for then-candidate Barack Obama in Raleigh, NC, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008.    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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(Newser) – Apple is set to announce the latest iPhone operating system tomorrow, which will likely include a copy-and-paste feature, the Daily Telegraph reports. Users will be able to double-tap to highlight words, then “pinch” text to copy, reports say. The phone is also expected to unite contacts from sources like Facebook, Gmail, and work directories into a single list.

But neither video-recording, which hackers have added to iPhones, nor picture-texting is likely in the iPhone 3.0 software, which will likely be available for download this summer.