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We have had our ups and downs with the mobile twitter page on Windows Phone, with the company’s servers recently performing pretty poorly when it came to delivering the page properly to Windows Phone browsers. It seems Twitter finally managed to fix things, but it seems mainly by serving Windows Phone with the same page it does its feature phones.…

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After about 3 months of looking at a WAP-like mobile twitter web page, if seems our article from 2 days ago, provoked by Joshua Topolsky’s uninformed rant about the quality of IE9 Mobile, did generate some results. A few hours ago we were contacted by Michael Ducker, Product Manager for Mobile Web at Twitter, asking about the issue.  We explained…

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What its meant to look like What it really looks like IE9 Mobile on Windows Phone 7.5 has been called a sub-par browser by Joshua Topolsky on the Verge most recent podcast, and it was mainly because Twitter’s mobile website looks like a WAP page at the moment. Of course it did not always look that way. The rendering problems…

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Bookmarklets are very useful on the desktop, and it turns out they work equally well in IE9 Mobile. Gooddaytodie on XDA-Dev has crafted these JavaScript bookmarklets to restore Forward and Find in Page functions removed with the upgrade to Mango. To add the Forward function: Forward Go to Internet Explorer 9 Mobile, tap the “…” to bring up the menu,…

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It turns out IE9 Mobile is a pretty dynamic browser, with the ability for site rendering to improve even after the Mango update. The browser includes a Compatibility List View which is updated every 2 weeks and which can fix a number of site rendering issues, including sites designed for IE7, sites where the layout is adversely affected by Microsoft’s…

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Meebo is a web-based chat client for a huge number of protocols, including Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, AIM, ICQ, MySpaceIM, Facebook Chat, Google Talk, CafeMom and others; and claims 190 million users. Unfortunately they have never released a client or provided support for Windows phone 7, but with the upgrade to IE9 in Windows Phone 7 Mango this is…

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MobileBurn has given the IE9 Mobile browser a good work-out and published this video of Google Music running on the HTC Trophy after the Mango upgrade. The service works as expected, but one wonders how much easier it would have been if Google decided to support IE9.  Maybe when pigs fly. Via MobileBurn.com.

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