Windows Phone Mango, the new flavor of Microsoft's mobile operating system that should arrive in about two weeks, brings along a wide range of enhancements when compared to the previous version of the platform, some of which were included in the new Internet Explorer Mobile.
It is the IE9 (Internet Explorer 9) Mobile browser that Microsoft included in the new OS iteration, with features and capabilities that are available on the desktop version of the application as well.
Microsoft managed to come up with a unified code for Internet Explorer on both the desktop Windows client, as well as on the Windows Phone Mango OS, just as previously announced.
“This enabled us to make a huge leap forward in the platform, taking advantage of all of the latest and greatest work done in the Internet Explorer web platform,” Charles Morris, program manager lead, Windows Phone, notes in a blog post.
“It also means that the simplest way to answer the questions in the intro is: 'It supports what IE9 supports!'. It also means the commitment to high-quality, interoperable implementations of Web standards (aka 'same markup') carries through to...