Saturday, July 24, 2010

Windows 7 Phone Blunder

As if last week's announcement that Microsoft is paying App developers to build Apps for its upcoming Windows phone 7 (reported here) or that it won't launch to later this year wasn't bad enough, now they are reporting that the Windows phone 7 won't offer multitasking capability. This is a catastrophic blunder, not only are they late to the party, they aren't even coming dressed in costume. It is hard to believe that Microsoft hasn't been watching Apple being excoriated over the iPhone's lack of multitasking capabilities for the last couple years. How is it they could not realize how important this feature was? I think it is fair to say that Windows Phone 7 is done before it is even finished.

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(submitted by Mike)

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