Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/30/microsoft_tempts_rivals_with_winpho_demo/

Microsoft tempts with WinPho demo on... iPhone

Try before you fly

By Caleb Cox

Posted in Phones, 30th November 2011 11:42 GMT

Microsoft has pieced together an HTML 5-based demo of its Windows Phone OS' Metro user interface, giving iOS and Android users a taste of what life's like on the other side.

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While it isn't exactly a fully functional system, the demo does showcase WinPho's tile-based UI, Metro, throwing out several features including People, Messaging, Outlook, Calendar, Family, Local Scout and Pictures.

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If you're an Android or iPhone user and fancy giving it a go, visit http://aka.ms/wpdemo from your handset's browser. Let us know how you get on. ®

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