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Why WinMo is in trouble...


Oct 22, 2008, 2:08 AM
All I have to say is I'm there are more choices when it comes to mobile OS's than there are on the desktop. And there are applications being made for each platform with RIM announcing they're own app store and Android Marketplace to support they're perspective OS's.

http://www.nytimes.com/external/gigaom/2008/10/15/15 ... »

Oct 22, 2008, 10:56 PM
As a mobile OS WinMo is the most powerful there is, that being said, there interface can be clutsy and confusing.
It would help if they would expedite the development of WinMo 7 and it should support features like multi-touch.
Will WinMo become irrelevant? Thats highly unlikely, its a very powerful and mature platform, the only thing that even comes close to it is Symbian S60.

Oct 22, 2008, 11:01 PM
You mentioned multi-touch. Doesn't Apple have a copyright on multi-touch? I know the Microsoft Surface has multi-touch.

Oct 23, 2008, 12:50 AM
I'm not sure if thats a copyright by Apple or not, could be, but thats not going to stop others from using "similar" technology.
There is probably a half dozen different ways to skin that cat. 🤣

Oct 24, 2008, 11:09 AM
Here is one way being looked at to "skin that cat".

http://www.mobiletechaddicts.com/2008/10/22/microsof ... »

Oct 29, 2008, 10:30 PM
if you want confusing get a palm os so many hidden menus and things to click. wow.... i love the windows os. it has so much custimizable potential its not even funny.

i always switch back and forth from iphone os. touch os. even the diamond its self. and when i get bored with those i go back to my fully custimized windows os. i have diamond phonebook and a green dialpad (i love the green)

ive had my daughter as a today background (potrait) and a diff picture when the start menu drops down. same in landscape so i have 4 pic in total. LOVE IT!

at first IT WAS confusing as hell to go through the menu. but i stopped thinking of my phone as a phone and thought of it as what its originally called a Pocket PC. With that frame of mind it o...

Oct 24, 2008, 11:10 AM
Jayshmay said:
All I have to say is there are more choices when it comes to mobile OS's than there are on the desktop. And there are applications being made for each platform, with RIM announcing their own app store and Android Marketplace to support their perspective OS's.

http://www.nytimes.com/external/gigaom/2008/10/15/15 ... »

Windows will be fine. No need to worry.

Jul 13, 2009, 5:57 PM
I really dont understand how some one could want a SMART PHONE and not understand windows....

Hell its easier to find stuf on this then it it is on a Blackberry

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