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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Not really with it ...
by WorknMan on Mon 15th Feb 2010 23:36 UTC
WorknMan
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2005-11-13

Sounds like they're removing multi-tasking, less customization... basically, dumbing it down to appease Generation iPod.

Plus, the music/video synching is done through the Zune software, which is an epic fail. I mean, as bad as iTunes is on Windows, the Zune software brings the suckage to a whole new level. I guess these assclowns have never heard of such a thing as a USB mass storage device?

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RE: Not really with it ...
by darknexus on Mon 15th Feb 2010 23:45 in reply to "Not really with it ..."
darknexus Member since:
2008-07-15

Sure they have, but then they wouldn't be able to pull a Microsoft and lock you in tight.

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