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Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Change Log Surface


Posted on February 3rd, by Kim Poh Liaw in archive, featured. No Comments

While Microsoft is on its way to launch the Windows Mobile 7, the company is pushing out another updates to its Windows Mobile 6.5 with the Windows Mobile 6.5.3. Both Garmin Asus M10 and Sony Ericsson Aspen are confirmed to have the 6.5.3. The Garmin Asus M10 will be available in Taiwan from 6-February this week. According to ZDnet’s All About Microsoft, they have obtained a list of the changes in the new version. It includes a better finger friendly navigation design, support capacitive touch screen, improved IE browser and also able to support multitouch with capacitive touch screen. Check out the list below:

Ease of Use features

  • Capacitive touchscreen support
  • Platform to enable multitouch
  • Touch controls throughout system (no need for stylus)
  • Consistent Navigation
  • Horizontal scroll bar replaces tabs (think settings > system > about screen)
  • Magnifier brings touch support to legacy applications
  • Simplified out-of-box experience with fewer steps
  • Drag and drop icons on Start Screen

IE Browser Performance

  • Page load time decreased
  • Memory management improved
  • Pan & flick gestures smoothed
  • Zoom & rotation speed increased

Quality and Customer Satisfaction features

  • Updated runtime tools (.NET CF 3.5, SQL CE 3.1)
  • Arabic read/write document support
  • Watson (error reporting) improvements and bug fixes

[via All About Microsoft]