OPINION: WinMo 7 needs a million-dollar app - ITWorld Canada


(11-Jan-10) Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer opted not to talk about his company’s soon-to-be-expected Windows Mobile 7 OS during his keynote address at last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Considering the huge media profile the show attracts, the lack of a sneak preview from the Microsoft chief was seen as a little odd by many media pundits, with many around the blogosphere proclaiming Microsoft’s silence as another step backwards with the Windows Mobile platform.

Even though Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft’s entertainment and devices division, told financial analysts later on at CES that Windows Mobile 7 will be “talked about” at February’s Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, the damage was already done and many wireless junkies left the show disappointed.

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Published: January 11, 2010
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