At gdgt live Seattle (show hosted by gdgt). Windows Phone 7 made a public appearance on a booth setup by Microsoft. The response was positive and the people look impressed:

There is one thing that can be misleading, the dude at 4:40 says “No listening to Pandora while you look at your email”. Manan explains in this post that Windows Phone 7 can do background audio if the app is programmed to do so. That means if Pandora is programmed to do background audio, one can have a look at email while listening to the music on Pandora.

[via WMExperts]