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    Default "Trash" app
    Since on 1.1.3 and 1.1.4 you can "jiggle" and rearrange the icons, why cant there be a app devloped that you can drag programs that were downloaded from installer (games and things like that) .....Why isn't there a app where you can drag it directly into the "trash" box and delete it from there.. I would like to see a program like this if its possible let me know thanks!


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    Quote Originally Posted by apatel51 View Post
    Since on 1.1.3 and 1.1.4 you can "jiggle" and rearrange the icons, why cant there be a app devloped that you can drag programs that were downloaded from installer (games and things like that) .....Why isn't there a app where you can drag it directly into the "trash" box and delete it from there.. I would like to see a program like this if its possible let me know thanks!

    that would be pretty cool actually
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    Poof is kind of like that but you don't drag to it. You have to open Poof and edit it via that way.

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    ehh, dont see a need for it.. just makes you lazy..

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    caterpillar 1.2?
    u can wiggle the icons and then delete the installer apps just like webclips....
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    Yeah but that has an unreasonable price... not worth it.

    Quote Originally Posted by iWant 1.1.1 View Post
    caterpillar 1.2?
    u can wiggle the icons and then delete the installer apps just like webclips....
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    hmm funny story actually i bought my phone in hong kong back in september and had done no research before bying it so when i got back the hotel to play with my new toy i found it strage that my "home screen" had a thing called installer i was trying to drag it around and stuff to find a bin to put it in (but in 1.0.2 you couldn't drag) i tried everything including going into setting reset all settings but i couldn't find how to delete it
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    thats such a good idea, like have a 5 icon dock, with a trash can being the fifth icon. then just drag stuff to it to uninstall...just like on a mac... awesome. someone please make it!!!

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    never thought about the 5 icon dock... thats even better

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    that would be pretty cool! a little useless... But then u dont have to go to instller to unistall apps

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    THat'd be cool. Couldn't we make it where it just executes a shell script to do the deleting for us? Something like the "rm -R" command but it would ask for confirmation? Or would it be more like a Mac OS appraoch where it first goes into a Trash folder (username/.trash) and then gives you the option to delete the files? THe biggest problem I'd see would be getting to have it tell Installer that the program is deleted/uninstalled and any support files the app may have had installed with it (like the Jiggy App and Runtime before they split up).

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    it already exist caterpillar 1.2.....

    posted here

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    or why not make folders? instead of just the trashcan?

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    I think the trash can would be a great app

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    that would be cool if we could add back all the functionality that apple stripped to make OS X into a smaller package. Add an actual Finder where we could browse files and folders. Then we will have a true ultraportable!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinkTank View Post
    it already exist caterpillar 1.2.....

    posted here
    Hey, I purchased the Caterpillar, but, I don't see anything like that?? I only see the options of calendar, reminder, smart dialer, facelift, privacy, and system font

    Am I missing something? I have the unlimited purchase too!

    Hahaha! Uhhhmmmmm... Nevermind!! Duuhh! hehehe
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    We have a version of finder that somebody made. ...it's just optimized for the iphone. check mobileFinder on installer

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