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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RE[3]: MS attitude
by nt_jerkface on Sun 20th Jun 2010 22:00 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: MS attitude"
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What exactly makes it crappy? The fact that it isn't Nix based?

Seems to work fine for some pretty large companies

But yea keep being dismissive of it, just like how Sun was with Linux.

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