Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Jan 2011 23:23 UTC, submitted by fran
Windows "Intel's CEO, Paul Otellini, hinted that Microsoft is trying to unify their operating systems into one OS that runs from phone to the desktop, his remark raising questions on Windows and Windows Phone 7's future." Obviously, the Windows Phone 7 userland probably runs just as fine on Windows NT as it does on Windows CE, so I honestly don't get the issue here.
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Yes, but that is a long term migration, ...
by pica on Wed 19th Jan 2011 08:47 UTC
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... because the WindowsCE variants (including PocketPC, SmartPhone and Windows Phone 7) are also used in long term supported products. Just one example: the handscanners used by UPS, Federal Express, Deutsche Post and many, many others cannot be replaced short term.

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