Windows Mobile pretty business focused the past years, during a speech to
students in Redmond last week, Robbie Bach - President of Microsoft's
Entertainment and Devices Division - unveiled further details how to make the
Mobile 6.5 and
next year's expected launch of
7 more consumer friendly. According to Bach, the next two generations of
Windows Mobile (6.5 and 7) will have improvements to the user experience,
including a greater emphasis on touch controls, "dramatically better"
mobile Web browsing, expanded music, video and other consumer-oriented
capabilities as well as connections to Web 2.0 services such as Facebook and Twitter.
"You're going to see from us over the next 24 months, probably more
innovation than you've seen in the last, I'd say, three or four years in the
Windows Mobile space," Bach said.
"What happens in the next three years is what's going to define the next
10," said Scott Rockfeld, Director of Microsoft's Mobile Communications
Business. "And we're truly scratching the surface on what's possible these
First Windows Mobile 6.5 Windows Phones were announced two weeks ago at the
annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with an expected release date in