Why did Microsoft remove landscape support in IE on Windows Phone 7

Landscape mode Windows Phone 7 browser

If you've spent any time browsing the web on Windows Phone 7, then you've likely noticed that it's impossible to access the browser bar when in landscape mode. In order to enter a new address or your favorites, you have to switch back to portrait mode. This doesn't provide for a very seamless browsing experience, especially when compared to competing mobile browsers. Our hope … [Read more...]