6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

CNET News Video: iPhone OS 3.0: Copy and paste

About Video Transcript

CNET News Video: iPhone OS 3.0: Copy and paste

1:45 /

At long last, iPhone users will soon be able to copy and paste text and images. Apple's senior vice president of iPhone software, Scott Forstall, demonstrates the new tap-and-drag feature.

[ music ] ^M00:00:03 >> So we have been working really hard to design a easy to use, straight forward user interface for cut, copy, and paste on our large touch screen display. And we think we've nailed it. Let me go ahead and just demo it for you now. Here's a message here from Daniel Vincent, I guess we're going to some conference in Hawaii, he wants to know what flight I want to take, and what I'd like to do there. Let me go ahead and reply to him. I'll scroll down, and here's how you now select text on the phone, that's it. You double tap onto the text, and it automatically selects that text. And now I'll put my thumb on that right grab point. I get a magnifier for the selection. Drag it down, select that entire block, and take copy. I've now selected the whole block, again drag back to the top, double tap, and paste. We've had requests to send more than one photo at a time. And now in iPhone 3.0 you can do that. Let me go into photos, and I'll choose, I have a Wahoo album in here, here it is. Let me go ahead, I'll tap on that action button in the bottom, we're in selection mode now. I'll select the Iolani [assumed spelling] Palace, select that lighthouse, I'll say copy, copies both of those photos. Leave here, go back to mail, and again simple, tap to bring up that paste bubble, paste, and I've now pasted multiple photos right into mail. So copy paste in iPhone 3.0 ^M00:01:38 [ applause ] ^M00:01:42 [ music ]

New releases

Philips adds a 75W Replacement SlimStyle LED to its lighting lineup
2:17 November 22, 2014
This bigger, brighter version of the original SlimStyle LED looks like a strong value in its class
Play video
2015 Acura TLX V-6 Advance (CNET On Cars, Episode 54)
16:28 November 21, 2014
Acura hopes the TLX is what it will drive into the future, we explore the head-up display coming to your car soon, and check out the...
Play video
Los Angeles Auto Show 2014: CNET's editors choose their favorites
5:55 November 21, 2014
The press days are over here at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Before we head off into the Hollywood hills we took a moment to re-cap...
Play video
Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard, Ep. 184
5:36 November 21, 2014
This week on Crave, we can see sound waves. We might get to see an unexplored part of the moon. But most of all we get to see Tony...
Play video
The $199 HP Stream 11 wants to be as cloud-friendly as a Chromebook, but with Windows 8
2:18 November 21, 2014
If you keep expectations in check, this bargain-basement Windows 8 laptop has good battery life and a decent design.
Play video
Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround
1:44 November 21, 2014
The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discrete looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still...
Play video
Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you
2:50 November 21, 2014
Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable gu...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast)
30:08 November 21, 2014
We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced...
Play video