LG and Microsoft form new partnership
Many consumers might be scratching their heads, trying to think of the last phone LG produced with the Windows Mobile platform. Recently, LG and Microsoft have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a “strategic collaboration in mobile technology”. This will supplement Microsoft’s position in the arena of mobile operating systems in the wake of the recently released Google Android platform. The software giant will expand its market share in this area with the release of future LG devices running the Windows Mobile OS. So far, LG has been riding high with the boom of touch screen devices such as the Vu
, and Viewty
without having a smartphone solution. Can Microsoft entice more prospective companies to employ the WM OS in their phones? Only time will tell….