The small white thing that Bill was holding was a new mobile phone. He referred to it during the keynote part of the speech, maybe about halfway through.
I was at MIX06 and overall was impressed by the content.
During Bill's presentation I was concerned to hear about the possibility of multiple IE updates per year. His answer to my question on this point didn't reassure me.
I understand that to Microsoft, IE is more than just a rendering engine. But if we're presenting applications via browsers and we need to support multiple browsers (which we do), then the rendering engine is key. Hearing that this part might change on a frequent
basis gives me some cause for concern.
At the same time, I don't expect this will happen for a few years, and we could see many other browser changes by then.