Linked by David Adams on Wed 21st Jul 2010 15:14 UTC, submitted by shaneco
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Early takes on the Technical Preview of Windows Phone 7 are more thumbs up than screw up. But is it too late to sway users?
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by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 22nd Jul 2010 07:15 UTC
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I'm intrigued by Windows Phone 7. Contrary to iOS and Android, this is a truly new approach to mobile computing, doing away with the concept of individual isolated applications as much as possible - contrary to iOS and Android which are, for all intents and purposes, desktop operating systems with an adapted interface (for small screens).

On top of that, it looks absolutely beautiful. I love the sharpness of it all.

Who would've thought Microsoft the one to come up with a truly new approach. The tables, they turn. You'll also note that the usual Microsoft-bashing suspects, like Gruber, have not reported about the positive previews on Giz and Engadget at all - while before, they would jump on every bit of negative Windows Mobile news.

Edited 2010-07-22 07:17 UTC

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