Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Sep 2013 23:33 UTC

Speaking at Microsoft's financial analysts meeting today, CEO Steve Ballmer was refreshingly realistic about the company's struggles in smartphones and tablets. "Mobile devices. We have almost no share."

Right. Now that Ballmer himself admits it, can we please settle the discussion? Windows Phone has been a failure up until now.

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RE[6]: Doesn't matter
by Nelson on Sat 21st Sep 2013 22:37 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Doesn't matter"
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Considering that your very own comment history has you hurling an insult at me, I wouldn't throw stones from a glass house if I were you.

As far as moving the goalposts go, I was talking more about the general trend on this website of refusing to give Microsoft credit for any kind of progress they've made with Windows Phone. It's so insulting to people that, holy fuck, maybe we're wrong and maybe the strategy is bearing out.

What's the excuse going to be at 15% in some markets? Or better yet, what will make you admit that the strategy is working?

If Nokia posts another double digit volume increase for Q3 and then another in Q4 for example, will that be enough?

I'm just wondering what it takes to wake some of you up.

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