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Windows Phone 7 is a threat to something far more important than Android or iPhone

Oct 29, 2010, 18:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shantanu Goel)

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"Many people say that Windows Phone 7 is a threat to iPhone because they are bringing in a super platform with a choice of multiple designs and multiple carriers with great Enterprise and gaming support and maintaining the lucrative integration that iPhone provides. Many also say that Windows Phone 7 is a threat to Android because it solves the problem of Apple's draconian policies, gives choice to customers and all this without fragmenting the OS all over the place.

"However, I beg to differ. Windows Phone 7 is a threat to the world wide web and web apps. It plans to help the developers and users by going one up on fragmentation of Android but in the process will fragment the web app world itself."

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