Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 16th Sep 2009 20:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Sometime ago I conjectured that Microsoft made certain changes to IE8 to force web standards forward and drop backwards compatibility as default (a very un-Microsoft move) because of the need for the web to break out of the blinkered IE6 / Desktop-Browser view of content otherwise Microsoft would find itself unable to compete in the mobile space. It's been over a year since that article and in such a short period of time it has become ever clearer that Microsoft's mobile offerings, and their overall mobile platform strategy are failing against the dominant iPhone, the newcomer Android, and a re-invigorated Palm with WebOS.
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Torbjorn Vik Lunde
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2009-09-04

I had a PDA back when it was called Pocket PC. It was cool THEN, although quite clunky. (This was 5-6 years ago.)

One and a half year ago I got a Windows Mobile device, and I was extremely disappointed with the interface. Basically, it seemed like they just put a Vista-skin on it, and otherwise it was the same old Pocket PC. Seriously.

I'm know there's must of been some changes on their mobile OS, but I could not notice them.

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