Windows Phone 7: Tried and Tested

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pipboy3k

"We considered penalizing Windows Phone 7 for the absence of cut/paste, but then we tried to remember the last time we used it on our phone, and could not.
WINNER: WINDOWS PHONE"

Excuse me? iPhone OS v1 and 2 are lambasted to no end for lack of cut/copy/paste until Apple got it's implimentation sorted out in iPhone OS 3. Microsoft is late to the game and doesn't have it either but we're willing to let it slide for MS cause we hate Apple just that much? Wow.

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big_montana

I doubt it has anything to do with Apple vs MS, as I moved from a Palm Pre to a HTC Evo. Cut/cpoy/paste was not a selling point at all, and I could care less if Android had it, as I can count on one finger how manty times I used on my Pre, and have yet to use it on my Evo. That is a very minor exclusion which will show 1st quarter of next year. So, MS will have implemented quite sooner than Apple did, at least WP7 supports flash natively, good luck getting that on an iPhone without having to purchase a 3rd party browser. Flash support is more ket than cut and past, and so is call quality, and call droppings (both of which the iPhone pretty much suck at) despite this being Apples 4th attempt, and they still do not have it right).

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TechJunkie

My default E-mail text on my EVO (android 2.2) is black lettering on a white background, so your comparing to a vanilla (stock 2.2) OS. All 4 carriers add their own skin so before you declare windows phone a winner, you need to review all androids on all carriers because not all are white text on a black background. Also, you can leave your email separate from one another...just like windows phone. So you failed.

I can upload pics instantly to Twitter, Flicker, Facebook, myspace, skydrive, picasa, email, and the list goes on and on with the touch of one button. Failed again.

Theres a little app called audiogalaxy in the android market that streams ALL of my music (playlists, album art, etc.) from my PC to my phone over 3/4G. I never have to use my precious memory for music. Beside, there are many different apps for playback to customize your listening pleasure. Failed once more.

I'm sure there are some things windows phone does better than android, but don't sit there and say ANDROID doesn't do something when it clearly does....or omitt something that android does to make WP7 look better.

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big_montana

HTC adds their own exchange client to their Android phones, something no other manufaturer does. This is why your mail client acts like it does; it is not the defualt Anroid mail client, if it was, you would see the views that MaxPC mentioned. You also state "I can upload pics instantly to Twitter, Flicker, Facebook, myspace, skydrive, picasa, email, and the list goes on and on with the touch of one button. Failed again." This is where you fail at reading comprehension, as MaxPC states that teh Windows phone can do this AUTOMAGICALLY, meaning no user input, it auto uploads, you have to push buttons to upload. You FAIL.

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TechJunkie

You can set pics to AUTOMATICALLY upload to twitter, flicker, facebook, myspace, skydrive, and picasa without user input. I just choose not to for the sake of battery life so it's not always polling. But if you don't set it to AUTOMAGICALLY upload, it's a one click process...sorry I didn't clarify. Besides....I don't want my shit posted without my interaction.

Besides and so what that the sense UI does email different than what they used to compare. It came stock on the EVO so therfore it's stock email.

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