Tag Archives: Windows Phone 7

What I expect for Windows Phone at MIX ’11

At first I was amused by articles suggesting that most of what is coming in the Windows Phone 7 “Mango” update had already been revealed at Mobile World Congress (MWC).  Now I’m amused by some of the leaks of much … Continue reading

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Of course there will never be another standalone “Zune” PMP

Although there are many other topics I have plans to blog about, I can’t resist responding to the noise in the system about Microsoft.  And there has been a lot of recent noise about the future of Zune.  First rumors … Continue reading

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Why Microsoft shouldn’t do a “Kin” Tablet

Hopefully I got you with that “Kin” reference, but it wasn’t just for sensationalism purposes.  For the last year every reporter/analyst/blogger out there has been waiting for Microsoft to pull some new Tablet/Slate thing out of its ass and challenge … Continue reading

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No Windows Phone 7 “Mango” in 2011? Really?

I haven’t spoken to any of my “sources”, so this is pure analysis and not an attempt to add to the rumors.  I believe there will be a fall release of Windows Phone 7, but that doesn’t mean there couldn’t … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Nokia, a match made in hell?

The rumors are once again swirling on the topic of Nokia adopting a Microsoft operating system for its smartphones.  A few years ago there were rumors about Nokia adopting Windows Mobile specifically for the US market, where its Symbian-based phones … Continue reading

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Is it ‘Game Over’ in Smartphones?

The Smartphone war seems to be shaping up to look very much like an earlier paradigm shift in computing.  Sure analogies are imperfect, but let me try this one on you. It was 1983 and the computing industry was in … Continue reading

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An idea for WP7

I’ve been sitting here staring at WordPress trying to get going on a blog about the state of the Smartphone market.  One paragraph in and I decide to change the approach and delete it.  Start again and a different post … Continue reading

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