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Everyone wants copy and paste capabilities on the iPhone. That’s why I’m sure it’s not a question of “if” but “when” Apple will implement them. Still, the device has now been out for a year and a half and they haven’t added those capabilities yet for whatever reason. Instead, some determined developers continue to come up with work arounds, and the one involving Safari bookmarks is the best yet.
If Apple really is having difficulty figuring out how best to implement copy and paste, it may be wise to look at Pastebud for inspiration. “Copy” and “paste” icons right on the iPhone’s Safari bottom toolbar that do exactly this would be a welcome addition.
Watch the method in action below:
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