Video: Microsoft Shows Off New WP7 Features
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore offered us a sneak peak at some of the features the company is planning to bring to Windows Phone 7 later this year, including SkyDrive, IE9, and multitasking. Here are a handful of videos so you can take a look.
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What am I missing here?
So can someone tell me why WP7 is even worth looking at?
Let's see now. Skydrive? I already have Dropbox on Android. Multitasking? Yep, got that, too. IE9? Android has a gazillion different browsers to choose from. It also has more apps, more phones to choose from,