Brave soul Brandon over at Pocketnow has been playing with a cooked Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM on an HTC Touch HD and is sharing his experience with the new Internet Explorer Mobile. And aside from needing two and three touches to do some of the basic functions, it definitely could look worse.

It's definitely a step up from what we're used to from the stock Windows Mobile browser. But the question is: Will it be able to keep up with future revisions of Opera 9.5 and Skyfire?