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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RE: Tables
by pica on Thu 22nd Jul 2010 07:52 in reply to "Tables"
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First of all: Welcome back, Thom!

Yes, bashing seems to be modern these days. Bashing is IMHO no good style. But bashing also is precious. Bashing tells about cultures. In the last month it got obvious for me, there is a huge culture gap between Apple iP[hone|ad] and Android "fan boyz". I guess, these are mainly "boyz" not "girlzzz".

Maybe, I'll take some time in the next few weeks and write a small essay on my view on that topic.


Edited 2010-07-22 07:53 UTC

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