Windows Phone 7: The Good, The Bad, and… You Decide!

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21 Responses

  1. Diana Adams says:

    Wow, what a thorough post! This is the kind of article that you read with coffee on the weekend and afterwards, your brain is bigger! I love it! Thanks for providing me with my geek reading for today. Love your writing. ;)

    • hilzfuld says:

      Diana, thanks so much for commenting and I do not need to tell you how much I look up to you as a blogger, but let’s just say it means the world to me that you took the time to comment here. :)

  2. Michael says:

    Per this posting, you should try a Palm Pre!

  3. Elad Avron says:

    Hey Hillel, great review!
    Just two things I’d like to know:
    A) Was the home screen as monochromatic and boring as it appears on the emulators?
    B) Hebrew support – was there any, and if so, was it reversed, and if not – did MS comment on whether or not it was pre-existing or 3rd party?

  4. Shalom Weberman says:

    The lack of copy and paste is very disappointing, almost as much as the lack of multi-tasking. Sometimes the smallest features can have the biggest impact.

    I find myself sending one friend’s phone number to another friend via text message almost every day; sending the entire contact/phonebook entry isn’t always feasible due to compatibility issues. Copy and paste makes answering these requests much easier.

    I think the advantages of having a variety of hardware specifications outweigh the drawbacks – a little choice can be a good thing (as long as there aren’t too many options).

    How well does the OS integrate with Google services (contacts, calendar, email, IM, voice)?

  5. Paolo says:

    Great Hillel.
    Thanks

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