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Mobile Windows Surge Due

When Microsoft wants into a market, it usually only takes three tries. But in the case of smartphones, Microsoft's mobile operating system is on version 6.5 -- and is still a bit of an also-ran.

Microsoft hopes that six-and-a-half times is the charm, and is in the midst of a major mobile push that includes new partners and new features.

Trouble is, Android is now in the market and getting great reviews. And prying an iPhone away from a happy user is like yanking a rifle from Sarah Palin's strong, attractive hands -- good luck with that!

Have you tried Android? Are Windows phones any good? Answers welcome at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on December 02, 2009 at 11:53 AM


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