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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Android: Copy Bubble is a clipboard manager with a floating icon that makes it easy to copy text or images in one app and paste it in another. When Copy Bubble is active, you can copy data as you normally would. The counter on the icon will fill up as you copy more things.

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iOS/Mac: Sometimes, you just need to get something from your Mac to your iOS device instantly (or vice versa). Command-C is an (awkwardly named) app that makes it so you can copy clipboard data -- that includes images or text -- across iOS devices or between Mac and iOS.

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Grabbing information from the Windows command line could be easier, especially if all you know of is "Mark" and "Copy" in the windows' context menu. Fortunately, there's a great shortcut you can use, courtesy of the handy pipe ("|") argument, that can speed up the process of securing the text your command-line programs spit out.

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Mac OS X: There are several clipboard history and management tools for Mac OS X, but most of them cost money and provide so many features that they're actually a little difficult to use. Clipboard History simply remembers your clipboard activity and makes it easily accessible from pretty much anywhere.