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Windows Mobile 7 doesn't support 6.X apps?

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Windows Mobile 7 doesn't support 6.X apps?
Eldar Murtazin from mobile-Review was able to get his hands on a copy of Windows Mobile 7. His comments, sent out from his Twitter account, are interesting. He says that the OS has been built from scratch. As a result, none of the 6.x apps will work on the software. He says there's "a lot of horizontal movements, a lot of additional info by clicks... for WM users it will be a great step ahead. For market it's a copycat of Android 3.1/3.2 [or iPhone." (He probably meant Android 2.0/2.1). It sounds like the guys at Redmond are using the ole' Scorched Earth technique by starting all over again and-at this point in time anyway-that collection of apps that you've built will also have to be started from scratch and the Windows Marketplace for Mobile will need a department filled with Windows Mobile 7 compatible downloads. We should learn more next month at MWC-if Windows Mobile 7 makes the trip. For the entire tweet of the conversation with Murtazin, visit the source link.

source: WMPoweruser via EngadgetMobile

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:44

1. jrcrow79 (Posts: 477; Member since: 02 May 2008)


i sure Microsoft has a patch for this

posted on 17 Jan 2010, 14:24

2. david_the_gom (Posts: 114; Member since: 20 Dec 2008)


"He says that the OS has been built from scratch." so, does this mean that WM7 is NOT built on CE base? Finally!!!

posted on 17 Jan 2010, 15:59

3. Kiltlifter (Posts: 742; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


I agree david! If the apps aren't supported, then the Kernal is completely different!!!!!!! Good! CE was a good idea back in the day when hardware specs couldn't get small enough to support monster OS's, but with 1ghz processors and 512 ram on a phone is totally capable something good. Apple started it with the iPhone 2g based off of OS X, let's hope this is W7 based.

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