Microsoft shows off Windows Mobile 6.5

Posted on Monday, Feb 16 2009 @ 21:34 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft is showing off Windows Mobile 6.5 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. You can check out some coverage at CNET. The new mobile operating system will offer a new user interface, designed to be more "finger friendly" and "people centric". It will also feature Internet Explorer Mobile, which is build on the Internet Explorer 6 engine with built-in support for Flash and JavaScript.
With Windows Mobile 6.5, you'll get more features from Internet Explorer Mobile. Built on the Internet Explorer 6 engine, the mobile browser will support Flash and Javascript and includes new tools for better page navigation, such as zoom in/out sliding scale and a breadcrumb features that shows you where you are on a Web page. In addition, Microsoft added that the browser allows for more transactions (e.g., checking flights, buying movie tickets) than any other mobile browser.


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