Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Feb 2010 15:47 UTC
Windows So, after much, much speculation and many, many rumours, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Windows Phone 7 Series, its newest mobile operating system. Hold on to your hats, because uncharacteristically for the Redmond giant, they've rebuilt everything from the ground up - this system has little to no connection to the Windows Mobile of yore. I don't say this lightly - but dear lord, Windows Phone 7 Series is full of win. Update: Hands-on video from Engadget inside. Update II: There is no sync application. It's all done over-the-air, to the internet. Only videos and music are synced via the Zune software. Update III: Since I didn't mention it clearly, here it goes: Windows Phone 7 Series is a clean break. There is no backwards compatibility at all. Update IV: Channel9 has a 22-minute in-depth demonstration of Windows Phone 7 Series.
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RE[3]: Comment by Kroc
by nt_jerkface on Mon 15th Feb 2010 23:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Kroc"
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Looking at the Mac userbase as a percentage is monumentally narrowminded.

I wouldn't go that far. I would just say that it is the percentage of potential customers that matter, not the world.

A million Chinese that don't buy software aren't worth more than a single Mac user.

Mac users are ~12% of the largest software market which is nothing to scoff at.

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