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Re: Microsoft just wants to be touched

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____/ nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Tuesday 17 February 2009 17:22 : \____

> <Quote>
> Microsoft has been showing press the next version of their mobile
> operating system...A bit like the iPhone. Only not as good.
> ...the changes aren't much more than skin deep. And once you're into
> the applications, a sharpened fingernail is still needed to tap on
> notifications in the menu bar or the ubiquitous cross in the top right
> corner....
> Along with the new OS comes a new version of Pocket Internet Explorer
> - This time, it apparently offers the desktop browsing experience on a
> mobile phone. But that would surely require Firefox.... anyone who's
> used a replacement shell such as that from Spd - or even the free
> PointUI - will know what to expect from Windows Mobile 6.5. Combine it
> with Opera, and you've pretty-much got what Microsoft is offering,
> only without having to wait until the autumn to get it.
> </Quote>
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/02/16/windows_not_mobile/

Touchscreen?? Xerox demonstrated this back in 1984 or so when I was a baby.

Microsoft: looking in the shelves of their parents for pseudo-INNOVA~1.

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