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Bought a new Focus and currently enjoying the Windows Phone 7 OS. Anybody got any questions? Just ask.

These are the OS's I've used (In order of using):

Dumbphone
Palm OS
Windows Mobile 6.1
Windows Mobile 6.5
Android 2.2
iOS 4.2.1
and now
Windows Phone 7



So any questions? I especially like the resemblances to Zune, currently syncing it with all my music, so it's been taking awhile. Also, questions about calls, etc., will have to wait until tomorrow until I buy a new SIM card, the iPhone one is not compatible.
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i couldn't do WP7. Lack of apps.
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couldn't do a windows phone, again...
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I recently have been playing with that phone. The OS is easier then iOS so great smartphone OS for the dumbphone users.
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How is Office and media streaming?

My original plan was to get a Focus, but went Android instead (after 6+ yrs of WinMo). WP7 is pretty nice, but the hardware specs on the launch devices like the HD7, Quantum, Focus, Surround, etc seemed a little dated.
 
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How is Office and media streaming?

My original plan was to get a Focus, but went Android instead (after 6+ yrs of WinMo). WP7 is pretty nice, but the hardware specs on the launch devices like the HD7, Quantum, Focus, Surround, etc seemed a little dated.
Office is Office. Works like you would expect. Nothing super special, but it was done right.

Media Streaming? Like what service? I have it in my hand now I can check for you, although it is not my phone.
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I'd like to know some of the limitations of Office on the device. Do you get the same functionality as Office in WinMo 6.5 or has it been expanded/reduced?

I want to know if the phone will stream media the same way you can stream and share files through 2 Win7 computers: Enable sharing on particular folders, enter Win7 user acct info, get full access to all files in folder.

I've got an opportunity to pick up a Focus at a pretty steep discount and Media and Office are the only complaints I have with my Atrix.
 
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I'd like to know some of the limitations of Office on the device. Do you get the same functionality as Office in WinMo 6.5 or has it been expanded/reduced?

I want to know if the phone will stream media the same way you can stream and share files through 2 Win7 computers: Enable sharing on particular folders, enter Win7 user acct info, get full access to all files in folder.

I've got an opportunity to pick up a Focus at a pretty steep discount and Media and Office are the only complaints I have with my Atrix.
I don't have a 6.5 device, so not sure. But it has all the basics, outline, comment, find, format. Color options, fonts, bold, underline, strike, etc. Don't except to write a paper on it, but to edit a paper or for the "OH BEEP" I forgot this scenario it should work.


It uses the Zune desktop application for everything. So download that and have a look. If you are talking wirelessly then no, it doesn't, not for now at least.

Honest the Atrix being an android device is going to be better, customization wise and capabilities. Also rooting options are great.

Win7 is ok, really new, no copy paste, still buggy, and not a lot of apps. It is a brand new OS meant for the hurp derp crowd. Not actual smartphone users. I would go to youtube and search "Windows Phone 7 Office" and Windows Phone 7 Media options" so you can see it.
post #9 of 13
Thanks for the info. I was talking about wireless streaming- shame the Focus can't do it.
 
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post #10 of 13
It may, I am not entirely sure. Just in my usage I haven't stumbled across it and never seen it advertised. It isn't the phone, it is the OS. Google it for a definite answer.
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