Test-drive Windows Phone 7 on your Android phone or iPhone

iPhone | Tuesday November 29 2011 7:37 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Test-drive Windows Phone 7 on your Android phone or iPhone

Hey, what's Windows Phone 7 doing on my iPhone ? Giving me a taste of its sexy interface, that's what.

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Screenshot by Rick Broida)

Admit it: you’re curious about Windows Phone 7. It’s impossible to look at those sexy screenshots and not be.

Of course, short of driving to your local cell phone emporium and standing there like a dweeb, there’s no easy way to test-drive the OS. (It’s not like anyone you know has a Windows Phone. Am I right?)

As it happens, you can test-drive Windows Phone 7, and you can do it right on your Android phone or iPhone . For reals! Microsoft just introduced an interactive, browser-based Windows Phone 7 demo, one that gives you both the look and flavor of their please-won’t-somebody-buy-it mobile operating system.

If you’re reading this on your phone, just tap the link in the previous paragraph. Otherwise, point your mobile browser to http://aka.ms/wpdemo.

What you’ll see next is an HTML5-powered page that shows you the Windows Phone 7 home screen (in all its photo-flipping glory) and lets you try all the main features: Phone, People, Messaging,… [Read more]

Test-drive Windows Phone 7 on your Android phone or iPhone

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