In this video we compare the email client of Windows Phone 7 with that of iPhone and Android 2.2. Please keep in mind that the WP7 device shown here (which is an LG Panther) does not represent final Windows Phone 7 hardware or software. Email is a critical function of any smartphone operating system, and fortunately, it seems that Microsoft has a good handle on the situation for Windows Phone 7. The email client is fast and productive, although it’s lacking in some key features like HTML support, unified inbox, and advanced display settings (it’s possible these features [...]
Following up on our earlier browser comparison of Windows Phone 7 (with Android and iPhone), plus some thoughts about the overall experience, we present a look at the Start Screen, Settings, and Camera in Windows Phone 7. Please remember that this is not final hardware or software, so what you see in this video could be different than what you experience when Windows Phone 7 goes gold this fall.
The promise behind the Start screen is quite exciting: to be able to have a variety of tiles, some that are just static links to apps/hubs/contacts/websites and some that are live and [...]
Following up to some previous thoughts about Windows Phone 7, we present a short video showing how the browsing experience on the upcoming smartphone platform compares to iPhone and Android 2.2. Please note that the device shown in the video is not final Windows Phone 7 hardware or software. The hardware isn’t meant to be released, and the software is still a work in progress. We’re just doing this for fun.
The browser of Windows Phone 7 seems to be on the right track. Tab management is super quick (you can even load multiple tabs simultaneously), website load [...]