Windows Mobile 6.5 updated, Honeycomb UI tweaked

Windows Mobile 6.5Microsoft showed off a recent build of Windows Mobile 6.5 at MIX09 yesterday, and it doesn't look quite like the earlier builds we've seen. Probably the most notable change is that Microsoft has removed the "honeycomb" grid lines that populated earlier versions. Program icons are still laid out in a staggered pattern, but there aren't lines separating the areas. I can't decide if I like the new UI better or not, what do you think?

Another update is that when you flick your finger to scroll through pages of icons, the animation will flip through one window at a time and then stop, which should make it a lot harder to miss the button you're looking for. Of course, if you have a ton of applications, it'll take longer to scroll through them all this way.

You can watch a 3 minute video of the presentation at I Started Something.

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