It's no surprise that Windows Mobile is getting its smartphone butt kicked by the Blackberry, Symbian, iPhone and Adroid (which just pulled ahead of the iPhone largely because multiple carriers carry it).
This past quarter, Windows Mobile lost further ground, claiming just a paltry five percent of the market, according to Gartner. Microsoft hopes to change all that with Windows Mobile 7. Redmond insiders are excited, but some early consultants I've talked to are less than impressed.
Although, one market watcher thinks Windows Mobile 7 has a real shot: Wilson Rothman thinks Windows Mobile 7 will succeed, in large part, because it integrates so well with Xbox Live. That means all those pimply-faced cheese-eating teenage geeks will be pressuring their rents for a Win 7 Phone. This could end up costing me a few bucks!
Posted by Doug Barney on 08/18/2010 at 1:18 PM
Microsoft was ordered to pay $20 million and take measures to assure child privacy under the terms of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), per a Monday U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement.
Microsoft 365 services, including Exchange Online and the Outlook on the Web App, were disrupted on Monday, June 5 due to a problematic Microsoft service update.
Microsoft is ending support for Cortana -- the company's voice-activated virtual assistant -- in Windows 10 and 11.
Here's how to set up your own developer account (no, you don't need to be a developer to take advantage of it).
Microsoft on Thursday announced new and updated features coming to its free version of Teams, including integration with its AI Designer tool.
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