First look at new Windows Mobile 6.5 phones

Take a gander at HTC, Samsung and other phones using Microsoft?s new mobile softwar
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The first phones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.5 made their debuts this week, a showing that Microsoft hopes will make the company relevant in the mobile market . Windows Mobile 6.5 has a number of things going for it: it is more finger-friendly, and includes integration with Windows Servers and Web services. Microsoft is giving handset makers and carriers new freedom to customize the UI's look and feel, as it gives up stamping the Windows PC experience onto handhelds. The Windows UI has been retooled to be more finger friendly, and Microsoft unveiled new Web services for smartphone users.

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