Linked by David Adams on Sun 20th Jun 2010 03:06 UTC, submitted by fran
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Microsoft has Windows Mobile 6.x (on the way out) Windows Phone 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Embedded Compact 7 and then Windows 7 for tablet PCs and netbooks. What this bevy of systems is missing is a coherent answer for the tablet form factor. Windows Embedded Compact 7, which is the OS aimed at the mobile sector, isn't yet released, and when it is, it won't have a uniform UI, but will depend on hardware vendors to customize. It's an appealing strategy from the vendors point of view, I guess because they get to differentiate their products from their competitors, but it's not a recipe for success.
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by gfx1 on Sun 20th Jun 2010 17:41 UTC
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Well, It doesn't matter what Microsoft calls it is still Windows Mobile and that sucks. I have a PDA with win mobile 5 and it's the most unusable POS I have ever encountered. Tomtom works on it but the rest of the included software is not worth it.

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