Sprint HTC Arrive: Windows Phone 7 is not ready for landscape keyboards

Sprint HTC Arrive: Windows Phone 7 is not ready for landscape keyboards

Summary: Sprint and HTC are getting ready to release the first CDMA Windows Phone 7 device. The hardware is quite nice and the slide-out QWERTY keyboard is one of the best ever on a phone, unfortunately the operating system does not really support these types of keyboards.

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  • The Sprint HTC Arrive comes in a solid compact box.

    Check out my ZDNet Smartphone & Cell Phones blog for detailed thoughts and a video of the device in action.

  • When you open the lid of the box, you will find the Arrive sitting in a formed compartment.

  • The included accessories consist of the charging cable and USB A/C adapter, wired stereo headset, and pamphlets.

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Topics: Microsoft, Hardware, HTC, Mobility, Telcos, Windows

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  • Really shows what utter clowns microsoft are.

    Arrogant, Deaf, dumb and useless seem to be microsofts motto or mantra.

    They should really give up and quit inflicting mankind with their crapware.
    Reality Bites
    • RE: Sprint HTC Arrive: Windows Phone 7 is not ready for landscape keyboards

      @Reality Bites WOW have you even tried Windows Phone 7? I guessing no. I have tried all Major Platforms ans WP7 has something offer.
      grizzly82
    • RE: Sprint HTC Arrive: Windows Phone 7 is not ready for landscape keyboards

      @Reality Bites Be quiet apple troll dont be jealous just because your phone is junk. Windows phones a are great for personal and business use and no restrictions compare to junk iphone
      ipadsucks
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    Alush
  • Didn't they test it?

    Why didn't HTC test it first (being sarcastic)....they put it out knowing it looked funky.
    antonparrish@...