Android: Some apps in Android allow you to copy text, but not all of them. The ones that do might make it harder than it needs to be. Microsoft's new Clip Layer simplifies the task to make your research way easier.
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iOS 9 has a ton of great little hidden features, and over on iDownloadBlog, they point out another one with "Paste and Search" and "Paste and Go," two new clipboard options that make searching in Safari a little more pleasant.
Windows: We've featured plenty of clipboard managers before. Where CopyQ stands out is its ability to run commands or scripts on content you copy to the clipboard based on which type of content it is.
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.
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.
We've featured quite a few clipboard managers here at Lifehacker, but reader Java-Princess shows us that you already have one built in to your browser: the Firefox search box.