No More Ambiguous Icons in Windows Phone 7!

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Thank Goodness! The latest build of Windows Phone 7 adds little text descriptions for the bottom bar icons when the bar is expanded with a swipe. This makes it MUCH easier for you to figure out what those icon buttons mean while maintaining the clean/simple design when the application bar is collapsed. I don’t know about you, but I was certainly looking at some of those icons wondering how I was going to decifer what their functions were before pressing them.

(via Long Zheng)

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Adam Z. Lein
Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for Pocketnow.com since they first appeared on the market in 2002.Read more about Adam Lein!