Windows Phone 7 iPhone Emulator

iphoneemulatorI was poking around inside the Windows Phone 7 emulator today, and found something quite stunning and scandalous. We all know that Windows Phone 7 will be competing hard with the iPhone, and one of the challenges will be the huge number of iPhone apps available.

It looks like Microsoft have come up with a sure-fire way to make sure Windows Phone users have access to the full iTunes App Store catalog. Click the image for a larger version.

This also explains why Microsoft have such a stringent approach to the Windows Phone CPU speed – it needs to be pretty damn powerful to run a full iPhone emulator.

5 Replies to “Windows Phone 7 iPhone Emulator”

  1. Aw man!! You had me going for a bit . . . now if it’d been Android and open source, I might have been just a little less skeptical and bought it hook, line and sinker. 😉

    Though now that you’ve planted the seed . . . think about it . . . you can buy a Taun-Taun sleeping bag on ThinkGeek today . . . where did that start? And how much code could really be in an app package anyway?

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