Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 24th Mar 2010 18:04 UTC
Windows So now that the hype machine has been filled with petrol and all fired up, running on all cylinders, what on earth is going to happen to Windows Mobile 6.5? The Next Best Thing has been announced and demoed extensively, the developer tools and emulator are out there, but devices aren't expected to ship until after the summer, probably around the holiday season. This means that Microsoft must still get phone makers to buy Windows Mobile 6.5.
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Bad PR
by Toonie on Wed 24th Mar 2010 22:18 UTC
Toonie
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2007-11-19

I think, that regardless of what Microsoft eventually end up doing with WM6.x, the FUD over WP7 will have caused a dent in their popularity. Steve Balmer virtually admitted on a TV interview, that all Microsoft is doing with WP7 is copying the competition. Well, if that's what Microsoft thinks the market wants, then it doesn't bode well for the WM6 line.

Edited 2010-03-24 22:20 UTC

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RE: Bad PR
by Laurence on Thu 25th Mar 2010 09:55 in reply to "Bad PR"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Steve Balmer virtually admitted on a TV interview, that all Microsoft is doing with WP7 is copying the competition.


Hasn't that pretty much been their business plan since BASIC?

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RE[2]: Bad PR
by helf on Thu 25th Mar 2010 13:34 in reply to "RE: Bad PR"
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

same with apple or most any other big company for the most part.

prove me wrong. :p

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW0DUg63lqU

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