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iPhone 2.0 Allows Saving Photos from Safari

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Gizmodo reported that the latest iPhone 2.0 Beta firmware allows users to save photos from Safari directly to iPhoto.
We tried and it works: just hold your finger against an image for a longer time than usual and the popup dialog will appear.
Current versions of the iPhone offers no method to download photos from Safari, and the only way to get photos into the Photo application is through iTunes/iPhoto syncing.

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NotoriousLefty

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SWEET... now all we need is video cam, voice record, cut n paste, ichat, voice dialing, nike training, flash, slingbox, etc etc but this is good!!!
 
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appleguru1

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Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; iPhone OS 2_0 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.17 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1 Mobile/5A240d Safari/5525.7)

Just tested this... Does indeed work great :)
 
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caliguy

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SWEET... now all we need is video cam, voice record, cut n paste, ichat, voice dialing, nike training, flash, slingbox, etc etc but this is good!!!

Ooh one more thing! I'd like to be able to save higher quality pictures to the iPhone as well, as we can do with the iPod.

What's the point of being able to squeeze and zoom when iTunes automatically "optimizes" (reduces) the picture quality?

This is especially useful with pictures that contain words (comics, magazine scans).
 
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Drumjim85

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Oct 7, 2007
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this will make it a lot easier to assign photos from facebook to my address book...

And please no more +1s...
 
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Gravity

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Oct 10, 2002
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So what's with the T-Mobile in the corner???

I just noticed that the corner of the screen shot shows t-Mobile as the service provider. What's up with that? Is this a european phone or something?
 
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network23

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Dec 18, 2002
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This feature will make it much sweeter for the iPhone wallpaper sites...being able to download and install wallpapers using only the iPhone and not needing to sync with your computer.
 
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bigmc6000

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May 23, 2006
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While we're talking about pictures there's a couple of features that I'd like (I don't think they are too painful).

1) Save pics from Mail and have them sync back to iPhoto as "Mail Attachments" or something like that
2) Be able to send more than 1 pic per e-mail - this particular thing has annoyed me a number of times
3) Old hat I know but I want some freakin MMS for crying out loud. It's embarrassing when my friends with $20 phones are looking at a picture message and I'm sitting there trying to get viewmymessage.com to load (which hasn't worked for crap recently)
 
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elppa

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the only way to get photos into the Photo application is through iTunes/iPhoto syncing.

I don't have an iPhone, so what happens when you take them with the built-in camera, do they not go into the photo application then?
 
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RackAttack

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Apr 2, 2008
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Actually I do think MMS would be great. What I usually do when I want to send a picture is send it using the Mail application and then just enter that special e-mail address that redirects your e-mail to someone's phone. And the people that want to send pictures to me just enter my e-mail address in their phone instead of my phone number when they're in their text application thingy lol.
 
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Tosser

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Actually I do think MMS would be great. What I usually do when I want to send a picture is send it using the Mail application and then just enter that special e-mail address that redirects your e-mail to someone's phone. And the people that want to send pictures to me just enter my e-mail address in their phone instead of my phone number when they're in their text application thingy lol.

Nothing like ridiculous workarounds to get a functionality that merely resembles how it should work.
 
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MacBoobsPro

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Jan 10, 2006
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I asked Apple to include this! :cool:

I also asked them to add the measurements to the cursor when taking a screenshot in OSX. :cool:

I'm probably not the only one but hey right now I am tremendous! :D

They haven't come through on an Apple branded TV with built in frontrow/appletv software yet but give 'em time. ;)
 
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Hooka

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Dec 14, 2007
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I find it interesting that the most basic of functions gets this community so excited and the prospect of a function has it hanging by a thread.

These are not breakthrough functions, cut and paste and saving a picture. I think Apple has delayed most of these functions just because they can't come up with the most slick way to deploy said function. A cool swipe with three fingers and a tap at the end has delayed my full enjoyment of my iPhone. Don't get me wrong, I like my iPhone but I've had better, better functioning phones, better reception, better voice quality, better battery, better email.
Most of those phones could copy and paste and save pictures from day one.

So, copy a picture from a website to my phone does not get me that excited. Having to wait at least a month and a half more to be able to do that?! Why does everyone give the iPhone a free pass?
 
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