It looks as though Microsoft might well not be stopping at 1000 staff on WM7 either as there are currently 65 job listings for new Windows Mobile related jobs listed here.
My thoughts are if you throw together what's in Windows Mobile 6.5, the Zune HD, a new Office 2010 client for Windows Mobile, Silverlight + Flash, plus whatever cool new tricks are up Microsoft's sleeves and they have a great chance of delivering an incredible release in 2010.
That said, I'm actually quite pleased with the features of my latest Windows Mobile (the HTC Snap from Telecom NZ attached to the Vodafone network), and will be even happier if they release Windows Mobile 6.5 for it on Oct 6.
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Comment by Ed, on 18-Sep-2009 08:09
An alternative headline could be "Microsoft Finally Freaks Out About iPhone, Android"
Comment by Tim, on 18-Sep-2009 11:34
Paul, any official word if Telecom/HTC will be releasing any upgrades to 6.5 for the snap?
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