MS release Office Mobile 10 Beta, confirm WinMo 7 for March 2010

19 November, 2009 | Comments (39) | Post your comment

Yesterday the Microsoft Office Vice President Kurt Delbene confirmed the rumors that the Windows Mobile 7 announcement is scheduled to Q1 2010 and more specifically it will take place during the Microsoft MIX 2010 conference in March.

This is really good news. It turns out the rumors for the Q1 2010 announcement are true and the Windows Mobile 7 will show its face in less than half an year. We really hope that it won't take another half an year before we see actual devices running it, but it will probably be the case with Q3 2010 rumored as a release date.

Today Microsoft also released the beta versions of both desktop and mobile Office 2010. If you own a Windows Mobile 6.5 device, you are welcomed to download the beta from the Windows Marketplace (it's free).

What's more interesting is a posted and then removed screenshot of the Office Mobile 10 on its official page. It shows a UI, we already saw a couple of months ago, claiming it is from the Windows Mobile 7. Well, nowadays it still looks outdated, but no one knows for sure if it is actually from the Windows 7 or just some mock up interface for media use.


The previously leaked Windows Mobile 7 screenshots

Anyway, we are all waiting to see the next Windows Mobile installment in March 2010.

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MS release Office Mobile 10 Beta, confirm WinMo 7 for March 2010 - reader comments

  • eternal_frost

Look... everybody make personal choise-brand,design,display,OS,hardware,camera and... I don't care of 16M colors of iPhone, because We must waiting a long time for 3GS version to know about full Bluetooth function... (I don't know what I say abo...

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  • 2009-11-23 21:30
  • 0T4u
  • apt.pupil

did you expect winmo6.5 to be revolutionary? i certainly didn't. i expected it to be more finger friendly(which i now find i can't use a stylus accurately on it- but my fingers work fine- even in the small spots), and it sort of is. i ...

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  • 2009-11-23 07:55
  • 9x13
  • Noman

1. 65k is enough Are you mad? The iPhone had 16m colours in 2007 which was one of the biggest appealing features, can you imagine if it had 65k colours? That would be awful. Many others (Samsung Jet) have 16m Amoled. 2. Hooo-hooo;))) which...

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  • 2009-11-22 23:17
  • mxIe