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LINK: Making the case for Windows Mobile on Palm devices
Posted by Arne Hess - on Friday, 12.08.05 - 17:40:03 CET under 01 - General News - Viewed 9850x
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Is this an indication or even a proof that Palm really has a Windows Mobile based device (like the Treo 670) in development? In an interview, Palm Chief Financial Officer Andrew Brown said that building a Treo that runs on the mobile version of Windows might help the company woo corporate customers who have been reticent to buy its Palm OS-based gadgets.

Without confirming Palm has such a product in development, Brown mentioned "CIOs don't get fired for using Microsoft products."

Despite Brown's comments, a Palm representative declined to say whether the company has such a device in the works, but reiterated Palm's past statement that the ability to offer a choice of operating systems was one of the benefits of spinning off PalmSource.

"We only would consider offering another OS as an additional choice if customers want it and if it represented incremental business," the Palm representative added.

Read the whole story at CNet

Cheers ~ Arne

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