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: iPad killer?!
by vodoomoth on Tue 22nd Jun 2010 15:54 UTC in reply to "iPad killer?!"
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... plus Apple's dubious approach to battery replacement which is a deal breaker on ALL Apple products for me...

For me too. I have two batteries for my current phone; although I rarely need to use the spare one, I hate it when I can't use the phone because of the battery.

How have they even justified that approach?

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