Is that a Windows phone in your pocket, or are you just glad to see the mobile market?
Apparently, and no joking around, Microsoft has built an impressive, elegant, 'iPhone-caliber' competitor for the ever-growing and hyper-competitive mobile market. Well, at least according to one guy. But that guy is Daring Fireballs's John Gruber -- an unabashed Apple fanboy and user-interface warlock, so what he's saying matters.
On his podcast, co-hosted with Dan Benjamin and titled 'The Talk Show,' Gruber got to fool around with a Windows Phone 7 model after the Web 2.0 Expo, last week in New York. The Business Insider has their commentary on Gruber and the 7-Phone here.
In fairness, in the same podcast, Gruber puzzles over Apple's weird, new, additional-superfluous-button remote for their AppleTV. Just saying, it sort of goes to credibility.
Highlights from his comments:
By the way, while you were reading this, your Outlook crashed.