Another Day, Another Mobile Platform

When you look at the most successful wireless services out there, voice, sms and Wi-Fi they all have standards and interoperability to thank for their success. The same cannot be said for wireless devices where the wireless os is getting more interesting. New platforms continue to emerge and players are hedging their bets. But that’s the natural course of these things, eventually market leaders will emerge and application developers will direct resources where there is the largest market potential. Of course the downside is you end up with 800 pound guerilla’s like Microsoft.

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