As spotted on George Street in Sydney this morning, the last gasp attempt to clear out Windows Mobile 6.5 stock has hit the streets with men on mopeds wearing helmets with... well, I guess they kinda look like antennae...
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The TG01 had it all on paper - an amazing screen, the first use of the super-fast Snapdragon processor, and a thin build not seen since before Nicole Richie started putting on the pounds. The TG02 will hopefully perform better.
In my review, I lamented that Windows Mobile 6.5 didn't feel finished. Now that we can see what Windows Mobile 6.5.x was eventually destined for, well, maybe that was for the best.
That's Microsoft UK executive Phil Moore speaking about the iPhone and his company's initial assclown reaction thereof. Better late than never, Phil! The first step is admitting you have a problem. Now you just have to... uh... fix it.
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In this segment of my exclusive interview series with Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer, I brought up the sore subject of Windows Mobile 6.5. After defending it, he cited another product that did well but suffers mounting criticism: Nokia smartphones.
Windows Mobile 6.5 was a failure of imagination, design and foresight. I've covered this, rather adamantly! But while the new version didn't add that much—that was the problem—there are some things I still genuinely like about Windows Mobile.