Download Internet Explorer 10 Preview 1 now

This is obviously not really Windows Phone 7 related but I just wanted to point out that Microsoft has just released the first preview build of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows PCs. The company is going to talk more about the new browser during today’s MIX11 opening keynote which you can watch live here (I’m not expecting a whole lot of WP7 talk today unfortunately).

Welcome to the Platform Preview

The Platform Preview is an early look at the Internet Explorer platform so some features are incomplete, some may change, and some may be added. To learn more about this preview of the Web Platform, please see the Internet Explorer 10 Developer Guide. These release notes list new features available in the latest Platform Preview and known issues with those features. To report issues, and provide feedback please click on Report Issue and click Send Feedback.

What’s New in Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1

Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1 is the first public preview of the IE10 web platform. In this release, we are showcasing support for CSS3 Flexbox, CSS3 Grid Alignment, CSS3 Multi-column, CSS3 Gradients on background-images and ECMAScript5 Strict Mode.

Download link after the break.
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T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G announced in the US

Hot on the heels of the European announcement comes the US bound version of the device which is headed to T-Mobile as the HTC Sensation 4G. So hat’s the difference ? Most probably nothing at all. T-Mobile’s 4G means HSPA + and given that the European HTC Sensation also support’s this then we are essentially looking at the same piece of hardware. Anyway, Full press release after the break:

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HTC Sensation Hardware Specifications and release date


Here are the hardware specifications of he HTC Sensation android handset. As previously expected this device is essentially and 3D-less version of the HTC EVO 3D. The Sensation will start shipping in mid-May on Vodafone’s network across Europe: 12 May online and 17 May in retail shops (the carrier has a one month exclusive). The rest of the European carriers will get it in June. Specs after the break:

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Official HTC Sensation presentation videos

No need to wait for the official announcement because here are several short videos of the new Sense UI found on the HTC Sensation and the handset’s hardware. You will notice that the weather animation now looks like the one found on the Windows Phone 7 version of the application and that most of everything else looks like the Sense found on the HTC EVO 3D and HTC Flyer. Hit the break to check out all the official videos:

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HTC Sensation aka HTC Pyramid to be announced later today

Qualcomm and Vodafone have apparently jumped the gun and already spilled the beans about HTC’s upcoming announcement. The HTC Sensation also known as the HTC Pyramid is going to be today’s headliner at HTC’s Lodon press event. As previously discussed the Sensation will essentially feature the same hardware as the HTC EVO 3D but without the 3 screen and 3D cameras. So you will have a Quaocmm MSM8260 with Adreno 220 GPU, QHD (960 x 540) 4.3″ SLCD screen. More info to come later today so stay tuned.