Win 7 Mobile

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  1. momoceio

    momoceio Well-Known Member
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    Anyone see this at MWC? Wow, I'm pleasantly surprised. It looks nice and is supposedly running very smoothly. I'm not sure what hardware that phone is running though.

    Live from Microsoft's Windows Phone press event at MWC 2010 -- Engadget

    They've taken a page from Apple...every Win 7 phone will also be a Zune. Suh-weet! The office integration looks very nice also...man they've really stepped it up. I love competition.
     

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  2. Pitamakan

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    It's definitely pretty, but from the sound of things Microsoft is largely locking down the UI. And what about multitasking?

    Sounds like they're basically going the Apple route ...
     
  3. momoceio

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    Yeah, just read about the lack of multi-tasking support. Instead, it will "pause" an application so when you switch back to it you can resume where you left off. Android FTW :)
     
  4. adamlovesu

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    im sure many of us will.

    any os that can take thatkind of leap is worth supporting.




    ONLY POST IF YOUVE SEEN LIVE COVERAGE FROM THE SITE OR ANY OTHER BLOG SITE.
     
  5. Rusty

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  6. wankingweiner

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    um im not too sure i will. The UI is great, but a little plain for me.
     
  7. adamlovesu

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    obv havent seen coverage.

    if they can make a jump like that i see no reason not to support them....
    it looks like that because its not open source whihc is what your used to...... but seriously... winmo 7 iphone or android...... how can you not love and hd2 with this kind of os lol.
     
  8. Rusty

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    Yeah that must be it, can't be that I just don't want it :rolleyes:
     
  9. vido.ardes

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    I have, and it doesn't look that great to me. Oversimplified in some places, and far to confusing in others. Also, it will have the same problem as Sony's "Rachael UXE" in that it only looks good cause they have loads of good looking hi-res photos for all their contacts and in their feeds. You stick the normal phone camera shots people actually use in those scenarios and it won't look so pretty
     
  10. adamlovesu

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    if you dont you shouldnt post on any net forum because you dont know what an insane improvement theyve made and how much more poilished it is than this. clearly it was in more development than android.
     
  11. wankingweiner

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    yeah it would be an awesome device, but i doubt current win mobile apps will work on it, so in effect the OS is starting from scratch with no apps at all. Being an early adopter might be tougher than u think. I'll give the OS time to grow before considering it.
     
  12. adamlovesu

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    but its not as rough and as hard to use as android. which is..... it will grow and with a starting point like this i see lots of sales..... and with sales comes fast growth..... if they introduce the 1.2 ghz processor and put it in one of these devices... i dont see why it wont appeal to most.... they basically tried to turn a phone into a phone lol... not a computer which was emphasized alot....
     
  13. momoceio

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    No multitasking... :(
     
  14. adamlovesu

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    i believe it runs apps off of the zune market......... dont quote me on that.... it just seems like it would be a good idea considering how the zune market will grow in time for launch.....




    and i also see full xbox synching.... you can even play marketplace games on the device itself and amp gamerscore lol.... look at 6.5 now and not vomit.

    i saw the live coverage on the site live video stream and at the end they showed a video of multitasking... so both of the rumors of no multi touch and no multitasking were false...
     
  15. 3devious

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    I think it looks great, but I would really like an opensource OS on my phone. That is not for everyone, but maybe it will be more attractive once they announce how the XNA program that Microsoft has going right now will fit in with it.

    It also depends on how much VZW buys into it. At that point since they are talking about December, it had better work with the LTE network or I'll be staying with android and thinking about WinMo 8 or 9.
     
  16. Ghâshûl

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    I've only seen pics from the press conference, and it doesn't really look appealing to me. I'll reserve judgement until I've tried it hands on.
     
  17. TheBrit

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    When my contract is up in January 2011 I will make my choice then. If I was choosing now I would be probably be getting the HTC Bravo.

    Windows Phone 7 does look nice though.
     
  18. Pitamakan

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    Sounds like any multitasking is going to be crippled at best ... maybe letting you keep listening to music while you do something else, but that's it. And M$ is completely locking down the UI. Basically, they're creating a Microsoft version of the iPhone.

    No thanks.
     
  19. lekky

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    um, it uses the ZuneHD interface???


    wow. Gonna check the video later, but if it does, then who knows... I am absolutely in love with my zuneHDs interface.. man this is gonna make me think...
     
  20. grainysand

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    On the other hand, anything that gives Apple more competition and has the potential to make the iPhone fanboys turn green with envy sounds good to me.
     
  21. Crude

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    MS is rubbing me the wrong way...so no.
     
  22. Pitamakan

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    Heh ... Apple's competition is going to come from Android, not M$. Regardless of whether one is a Mac fan or not, the Zune and its UI are so far off the radar for most people, that Microsoft isn't even seen as a factor in the personal device arena. Maybe M$ can get that to change, but they haven't had too much marketshare luck so far -- and meanwhile, Android is hot.

    I actually see this as an admission by Microsoft that their mobile strategy was failing ... otherwise, they wouldn't have dumped everything and started over, and they wouldn't have made the announcement the better part of a year in advance. They decided they had to do something major to stop the freefall. It'll be interesting to see whether it works.

    But in the short term, it means that no one with any sense at all will buy a WinMobile phone for the next few months. Why buy into a dead platform?
     
  23. adamlovesu

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    the phone does have multitasking. i said that before. you had to watch the video stream to see it. it has full on multitasking.
     
  24. wankingweiner

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    same here i cant wait for more info on the Bravo. Most likely my next phone if Supersonic doesnt come to Europe
     
  25. funkdoctor

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    We should all support Microsoft for doing now what they should have done years ago.
     

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