Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 6th Jan 2008 22:56 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of details have leaked on Microsoft's next major revamp of Windows Mobile, version 7. "Windows Mobile 7 will use touch gestures, similar to how the iPhone does. You will be able to flick through lists, pan, swipe sideway, draw on the screen. A lot of emphasis has been put on making navigation easier and doing away with scrollbars, including a new scroll handle that allows for multiple ways of finding items extremely fast. Windows Mobile 7 will use motion gestures, something the iPhone does not. It will not use an intricate and complicated series of gyroscopes and accelerometers. Instead, it will use the camera on the phone to detect motions and create appropriate actions. You will be able to shake, twist and otherwise manipulate the phone and get things done. The phone will be able to perform actions when placed face down on a surface, and it will know when it is in your pocket or bag."
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At last or least
by flojlg on Mon 7th Jan 2008 00:56 UTC
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2009, ! 2009 ,!
I go right now in my nearest shop and book it, but am afraid to keep my ugly, and useless (iphone) ipod touch for still a long time to go...
2009, ! you dreamed it, Bill made it, by the way, as promises cost nothing, I heard that 3D will be included and your finger tips will be regenerated and teleported to Alpha Centaury...
They really needs hollidays in Microsoft.

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