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  1. goberrygo's Avatar
    Does anyone know if WP7 has Adobe Flash support? I am currently an Android (which does have Flash support) and Blackberry user who is thinking about getting the HTC Trophy once in launches on Verizon. However, if WP7 doesn't have Flash support, or won't be getting it anytime soon, I may stick with what I have. Also, what are the advantages of this OS over Android?
    05-21-2011 08:31 PM
  2. dtboos's Avatar
    It doesn't, but Adobe have stated that it is in the works. We don't know when it will be available yet. Maybe it will be part of the Mango announcements on May 24th.

    The advantages are something you need to kind of experience. The overall design of the OS is, to me, the most satisfying out there. The tiles didn't impress me when I first saw photos of wp7, but I could never go back to the palm cousin layouts of iOS/Android ever again. Metro UI is absolutely beautiful, and the way you flow through information makes much more sense to me than all my previous platforms (all of them). The responsiveness is extremely well done, and it fly's on 2gen old hardware (current devices) with no stuttering or slowdown. The integration is also top notch (for what is there so far). The Mango software update is bringing a TON of new features, and is easily the biggest mobile OS update ever so don't let people throw you with 'lacking features' as this is changing very shortly. New hardware will come out around this update as well.

    Keep reading up on it if you are interested, but I highly recommend just playing with one, or at least watching some videos on it. It really is a fresh new take on mobile, and it really works. MS took a risk and I think it will pay off.
    Last edited by dtboos; 05-21-2011 at 08:59 PM.
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    05-21-2011 08:51 PM
  3. goberrygo's Avatar
    Thanks for the response and info! I appreciate it. One other question.. does the browser on wp7 devices support text wrapping? I know IOS and WebOS don't but Android does.. Or is it something that can be enabled in the browser?
    05-21-2011 09:01 PM
  4. dtboos's Avatar
    Not like Android does. I believe IE9 Mobile which will feature the graphic acceleration that the desktop IE9 has along with HTML5 & silverlight support (coming in Mango) will address this. However, it does "fit to page" when zooming ect, and the pinch to zoom & responsiveness is miles beyond Android. Hopefully we will see good full fledged text wrapping in IE9.
    05-21-2011 10:16 PM
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    05-21-2011 10:22 PM
  6. Winterfang's Avatar
    Is that this tuesday? oh man, I can't wait. I hope it comes with a free movie for some reason.
    05-21-2011 11:55 PM