The period between Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 launch event and our first reviews hitting the Web was a bit of a blur to me. There was a lot to cover, many workshops to attend, numerous phones to be tested, blah, blah, blah. But now that the dust has settled, I thought it would be a good time to take the opportunity to reflect on Windows Phone 7 as a whole--what's to love, what's not to love.
I'm entering my third week of using the Samsung Focus as my primary device, and I used the Samsung Taylor for the Windows Phone 7 technical preview. I've had my ups and downs, but in the grand scheme of things, there's been more to like than dislike.
Below you will find the features that I personally find the most useful. Obviously, everyone has different uses and needs for their smartphones, so I'll be asking you to share your list at the end of the post. But for now, here are my Top 5. … Read more