Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 11:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of people are wondering why Nokia didn't choose to go with Android. How can Nokia differentiate themselves when Android is a lot more open and free than Windows Phone 7? As usual, the key to this is in the details. If you read the announcements carefully, you'll see that Microsoft offered Nokia something Google most likely didn't. Update: What a surprise. Elop just confirmed Nokia has a special deal with Microsoft. Whereas HTC, Samsung, and so on are not allowed to customise WP7 - Nokia is, further confirming my theory.
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RE: Hum ...
by deppbv78 on Fri 11th Feb 2011 15:24 UTC in reply to "Hum ..."
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Did Microsoft kill their hardware or did they become redundant due to lack of innovation?
Except for IBM, I'm not sure if Microsoft burned them. Even in case of IBM, MS did whatever they did to allow clones to come up so that they can sell more OS licenses.

But, this is not the case today. WP7 is available for everybody. So, where are the chances for Nokia to get burned?

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