Motorola has unveiled a PDA-phone based on the Windows operating system, giving the company a product range that now spans three major smart phone platforms. Based on Microsoft’s Smartphone 2002 software, joins other recently-launched Motorola phones using the rival Linux and Symbian operating systems. For now the phone will only be available in Hong Kong, according to a Motorola spokesman.
The two companies will collaborate on a series of wireless devices built around Microsoft’s Smartphone and Pocket PC operating systems and also cooperate on marketing and wireless developer programs, according to a statement from Motorola.”We consider this alliance with Motorola to be a tremendous milestone for our Windows Mobile platform and a major win for customers, operators and developers,” said Pieter Knook, vice president of mobile and embedded devices at Microsoft said in a statement. Continue >>