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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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IE7
by arpan on Thu 22nd Jul 2010 15:07 UTC
arpan
Member since:
2006-07-30

I was really excited to see another interesting mobile OS. Hoping it would give some compitition to iOS & Android.

And then I find out that it's coming out with IE7!!! Atleast mobile websites didn't have to worry about dealing with ancient browsers, and now this comes out.

I really hope that Windows Phone 7 is a failure until they update their os with a decent browser.

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RE: IE7
by Lennie on Sat 24th Jul 2010 16:13 in reply to "IE7"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

In the previous iterations IE is actually a fork of IE4 which they add features to, so it has no relations to normal IE.

So IE7 is probably just some 'feature equivalant' to IE7, whatever that means.

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RE[2]: IE7
by arpan on Sun 25th Jul 2010 18:23 in reply to "RE: IE7"
arpan Member since:
2006-07-30

I don't think so.

From what I've heard, the browser in Windows Phone 7 is a version based on IE7 with a few enhancements from IE8. So, I'm pretty sure it's based on the desktop IE7 (with modifications of course), and isn't related to the one from Windows Mobile. At least that's what I'm hoping.

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