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This is good news for WP7 because WebOS' niche market will almost certainly convert to WP7.

-Less competition
-Cheaper, entry-level head sets with the future "tango" release
-Nokia phone next year
-Mango's increase in fuctionality
-WindowsMobile 6's decline
-Superior social network integration(Skype, Twitter, Facebook, Xbox Live, Outlook)
-Microsoft's determination and resources to compete in any market they want.
-Ever increasing App Store

So many factors lending to WP7's success... I can't wait!
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post #12 of 49
web os was so good, WP7 expanded on the concept.
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post #13 of 49
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What're you talking about? Blackberry's OS has always held a good bit of traction in the mobile OS market and Windows Phone 7 is on the incline.
In truth, I more or less forgot about them. BBM is pretty big, and the Blackberry, at least a year or two ago, was South America's iPhone. It was my mistake to have not mentioned them.

As for Windows Phone 7, I'm skeptical as to how big that's going to get. They really at this point only have the Windows fans, very little public attention. Once the Mango comes out and they start advertising, they may have a bigger foothold, but I doubt they'll reach the success of Android. I do like what they're doing with tablets, however.
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not surprised at all
    
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Bro, there is some good Android alternatives out there.
I'm typing on one right now.


And then, there were three.
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So Palm finally bites the dust?
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post #17 of 49
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So Palm finally bites the dust?
For now. It seems that they're considering still doing something with WebOS, maybe they'll sell the Palm name along with the rights to the OS?
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post #18 of 49
wow, that was fast. Just too many big dogs in this OS fight. HP was too late to the game.
post #19 of 49
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In truth, I more or less forgot about them. BBM is pretty big, and the Blackberry, at least a year or two ago, was South America's iPhone. It was my mistake to have not mentioned them.

As for Windows Phone 7, I'm skeptical as to how big that's going to get. They really at this point only have the Windows fans, very little public attention. Once the Mango comes out and they start advertising, they may have a bigger foothold, but I doubt they'll reach the success of Android. I do like what they're doing with tablets, however.
Android was less successful than iOS devices yet it's about on par with iOS now.

WP7 is expected to overtake iOS by 2015... There is more than one metric of success by virtue of the fact that Android and iOS are, in ways, completely different takes on smartphones yet they are pretty similar in many ways as well given the UI. I personally think WP7 is a breath of fresh air compared to other interfaces out there, Android, iOS, Symbian, BBOS...

Microsoft has always had the ability to force their way into markets and make their product and services successful: DirectX, Xbox, Bing, Windows(desktop and server), C# to name the major endeavors.

It's to early to claim some impending doom. Several years in my opinion
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Android was less successful than iOS devices yet it's about on par with iOS now.

WP7 is expected to overtake iOS by 2015... There is more than one metric of success by virtue of the fact that Android and iOS are, in ways, completely different takes on smartphones yet they are pretty similar in many ways as well given the UI. I personally think WP7 is a breath of fresh air compared to other interfaces out there, Android, iOS, Symbian, BBOS...

Microsoft has always had the ability to force their way into markets and make their product and services successful: DirectX, Xbox, Bing, Windows(desktop and server), C# to name the major endeavors.

It's to early to claim some impending doom. Several years in my opinion
Hey, that's just my opinion. You're welcome to disagree. I don't particularly like WP7 (I'm more of an iOS fan myself), but it's not a bad OS at all. With Microsoft being Microsoft, they have the money to feed this like a ravenous lion. I just don't see it getting as big as iOS. The iPhone isn't slowing down anytime soon, especially with the impending iPhone 5 announcement. Once they stop adding features, though, is when the iPhone starts declining.

I'm not expert though, I just calls it like I sees it.
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