Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Feb 2010 15:47 UTC
Windows So, after much, much speculation and many, many rumours, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Windows Phone 7 Series, its newest mobile operating system. Hold on to your hats, because uncharacteristically for the Redmond giant, they've rebuilt everything from the ground up - this system has little to no connection to the Windows Mobile of yore. I don't say this lightly - but dear lord, Windows Phone 7 Series is full of win. Update: Hands-on video from Engadget inside. Update II: There is no sync application. It's all done over-the-air, to the internet. Only videos and music are synced via the Zune software. Update III: Since I didn't mention it clearly, here it goes: Windows Phone 7 Series is a clean break. There is no backwards compatibility at all. Update IV: Channel9 has a 22-minute in-depth demonstration of Windows Phone 7 Series.
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Laurence
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2007-03-26

"What does iTunes have that Android doesn't?


Grandma and Grandpa usability...
"


My reply:
I don't know about you, but i've never seen a grandparent with a smartphone of any description, let alone an iPhone. In fact, most people of that age group struggle with standard handsets that just dial and text as they've just not grown up with technology - so why would they want an iPhone?

But that aside, Drag and dropping in Windows Explorer is reusing existing IT skills.
Using iTunes is having to learn NEW IT skills.
Plus Android's phone interface is just as intuitive as the iPhones.

So I don't see how Android is any less user friendly than the iPhone.

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