Tag Archives: Windows Phone 7

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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Short update on my WP7 release cycle post

Well, I can’t say I got a lot out of the CES announcements.  I think Microsoft wanted to reserve the bulk of the Windows Phone news for Mobile World Congress next month but had to say something at CES or … Continue reading

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It’s all about the rhythm

(Note: I reveal no Microsoft secrets here.  I don’t have any on this topic to reveal, and I wouldn’t if I did!) I’ve always been amazed when reading blogs or articles written by Microsoft watchers how little many of them … Continue reading

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