Posts Tagged ‘winmo’
Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled changes in the version of Windows Phone codenamed Mango that will crack open the operating system so devs can finally work with smart-phones’ camera data, compass and gyro, pivot and panorama, geo-location, ringtones and users’ contacts, and TCP/IP sockets
A year ago, Microsoft officials went public with their roadmap for the company’s various embedded mobile operating systems. At that time, the Redmondians said to expect Windows Embedded Handheld 7 — an enterprise-targeted update to its ruggedized-device operating system — to arrive in the second half of calendar 2011. But those plans seemingly have changed.
Need to ignore their normal ganedata/pidion bias.
Paul Otellini said Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop had “incredible offers” from both Google and Microsoft to use their operating systems.
“I wouldn’t have made the decision he made, I would probably have gone to Android if I were him,” he told a conference call with analysts, according to Reuters. “MeeGo would have been the best strategy but he concluded he couldn’t afford it.”
Time to rethink that 500Mb data plan…
Samsung have documented the feature for the Focus, saying that inserting a MicroSD card into a Windows Phone can be considered a “pernament modification” adding ”it will no longer be readable or writable on any other devices such as computers, cameras, printers, and so on”.