img_00034Cut, copy, and paste, have been sought after by just about all iPhone users, and will finally be built in to the device with iPhone 3.0, coming this summer. But, what if you can’t wait until then? What if you gotta have it RIGHT NOW?! Well, “Clippy” is here to save the day. It is a free download, via Cydia, which means you must have a jailbroken device to get it. You just need to add the iSpazio repo, (if you don’t aleady have it inastalled). This is the repo you need: http://www.ispaziorepo.com/cydia/apt. Add this source, reload data, then search for Clippy. Istall like any other Cydia download. Simple.

I’ve been using Clippy for a while now, and some of you may already be using it, as well. It’s works almost the same as Apple’s native cut/copy/paste will work. You can select text by tapping, holding, then dragging to select as much text as you want. When you lift your finger, you get a pop up menu with your options to cut, copy, or paste. There are many options available, and are accessed through the native “Settings” icon. Here’s a short demo I made:

It works across many apps that use the keyboard and is a great solution for cut/copy/paste, until iPhone 3.0 comes out this summer. If you have a jailbroken iPhone, this is a “must have”.

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