Will Windows Phone 7 save the world?

Where is the love? Not on this blog post, that’s for sure. Let he who is without love click the first LIKE button. Or something like that.

Shouts from the Abyss

This post is an abyss-style product review. What that means, of course, is that I’ll criticize a product I’ve never used, seen or touched.

When we last heard from the Windows Phone it was featured in a humorous ad campaign that promised to “save us from our phones.”

Well, how did it do?

The new ad campaign features people doing Important Things. In one commercial a parent is about to attend their child’s soccer game. In another a person is out clubbing.

In each case, however, before the people enjoy the real life activity at hand, they have to check their Windows Phone 7 to make sure all is well with the online world before engaging in some real life.

The clubbing commercial is particularly telling. Although the man is on a dance floor in a target-rich environment, he has to check his “Xbox LIVE” before he can even think…

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