Tag Archives: Windows Phone

Why Windows Phone 7 is indeed an early entrant to the smartphone wars (?!)

Read Harry McCracken: “Steve Ballmer may or may not be right about Windows Phone 7, but he’s right about smartphones–and he’s definitely not deranged.” PS Harry elaborates better than this only comment! Of course it is true that only between … Continue reading

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Really?

Yup, I like the concept that a phone is about communications. And I may like that a phone blends into your life, as per the “really” WindowsPhone7 ad on air now. Still I know folks (yeah, quite a bunch!) that … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 is here!

Yes, WP7 is here, live & kicking 🙂 and we will eventually see that Google’s Andy Rubin was wrong when he said the market doesn’t need another mobile platform… (well, he bet already on adding Android to the pack, didn’t … Continue reading

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It’s already Xmas in retail

Microsoft is almost ready (hopefully!) to launch its Xmas season: tablets (“slates”?), phones, Kinect. Let’s hope for them it is better than Goldman Sachs feedback on the company stock value…. It looks in fact that there will be news, Xmas … Continue reading

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Windows Phone: give me hope!

Ok, eventually Windows Phone 7 is out, RTM today. As a long time Microsoftee, and still a believer, I really wish they did the right thing 🙂 – now, what would that be? I see 3 main areas to focus … Continue reading

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the KIN halo

So today, other than checking the KIN RIP website (not so funny..) I read the article from Joe Wilcox, where he connects the KIN misadventure with Windows Phone 7.  Two comments worth pondering are: the last 12 months … the … Continue reading

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What the hell is going on? Oh well, I wish someone knew better…

Again, it’s the Kin discussion: a strange but different product, a very confused marketing, organizational struggles… and then the baby is killed in its infancy. “I can’t think of another Microsoft product, or one from such a high profile company, … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 growing like crazy in 2011

Yeah, that is what everyone in MS wishes for; yeah, it will alleviate some of the frustrations,uh? It is good then to see the news from Ovum, where they say WP7 is “set to be fastest growing platform in 2011”. … Continue reading

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