With news surrounding the possibility of the Taiwan based company buying up Palm, there might be more justification on their part if they intend on diving head first into the mobile OS market. Before any rushed decisions are made, there are “multiple factors” that are required to be meticulously considered before any move on their part. If they were to do it solely on their own right now, there would be a lot of resources that they would need to allocate – at the same time, their own operating system would enable them to reduce their reliance on others.
As we know already, HTC has crafted the most compelling Windows Mobile and Android smartphones to date – plus, they've unveiled their entry-level Smart handset that's based on Qualcomm's BREW platform. Now that they're on board with Windows Phone 7 as well, we will see what route HTC plans on traversing if they are to invest time and money into their own platform. If there's any indication, it looks like HTC could've been building up to this point as they continue to become a polarizing figure amongst the fierce competition in the mobile space.