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



1. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

i sure Microsoft has a patch for this

2. david_the_gom

Posts: 114; Member since: Dec 20, 2008

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

3. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 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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