You can now test run Windows Phone 7 on Android and iPhones

Windows Phone 7 is an amazing mobile operating system, let down by a lack of exciting hardware and poor marketing. But if you’ve been wanting to check out the platform without spending the cash, Microsoft has unveiled a clever web app to turn your iPhone or Android handset into a Windows Phone.

To give it a shot, simply point your phone’s browser at and you’ll be taken to an HTML5 site that looks and behaves just like Windows Phone 7. It’s a clever little piece of marketing that will hopefully show off some of the benefits of the platform before it’s too late…

Web: Microsoft
Via: Gizmodo

Nick Broughall is the Australian Editor of, where he gets to indulge his passion for geekery and the lastest technology. He is also the Editor of, where he gets to indulge his passion for manliness, from sampling fine liquor to the joys of growing a beard. It’s a pretty good life, really.

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