Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Mobile Phones

 

HTC Eyeing Windows Phone 7

Mar 28 2010, 10:59pm CDT | by

HTC Eyeing Windows Phone 7
 
Buy HTC Phone from Amazon Cyber Monday and Black Friday Now
 

HTC, which has shown a highly strong allegiance to Android since it made its first big US splash with the G1, is now reportedly considering a phone that would use Microsoft's newest mobile OS, and could have it out by the end of the year.

HTC president Peter Chou said in an interview with Forbes, "They're [Microsoft] putting in tremendous effort to make Windows Phone 7 very appealing and competitive," and went on to confirm that the company is working on a new device that employs the latest Microsoft technology.

HTC is no stranger to Microsoft's mobile platforms. In fact, it used to be the predominant operating system for them. However, that was before it branched off into its own brand development (i.e., before "HTC" was actually in the name of any of its phones) and decided to become a stronger player in the US market.

Since the G1, HTC's focus has been almost exclusively on Android so it is interesting to see it become such an early adopter of one of the biggest competing platforms. I guess that's part of being diversified, though.

There aren't any details yet about what HTC's Windows Phone 7 device will be like.

You Might Also Like

Updates

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/6" rel="author">Mark Raby</a>
Based in New York City, Mark follows the consumer electronics industry like a hawk. A published book author, he has a particular affinity for 3D technology and video games, and as such will surely be in the market for a new pair of glasses soon. Mark can be contacted directly at mark@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Rare Discount On The 2013 Razer DeathAdder Mouse
Rare Discount On The 2013 Razer DeathAdder Mouse
Best Buy pulled out Black Friday pricing on one of the most popular FPS gaming mice. Only valid for 24 hours!
 
 
Kendall Jenner and the Complicated Life she leads
Kendall Jenner leads a Complicated Life
Kendall Jenner, and the complicated life she leads with friends, fans and family, prove one thing. And that is that she knows how to hang in there amidst the media hype and mass publicity.
 
 
Joe Frazier Statue is Ready for Public Display
Joe Frazier Statue is Ready for Public Display
A statue of the boxer, Joe Frazier has been finalized and is almost ready for public display in Philadelphia. Hopefully, it will get unveiled by the time 2015 arrives.
 
 
Apple explains why apps get rejected from the App Store
Apple explains why apps get rejected from the App Store
Apple explains its side of the story on a new webpage called “Common App Rejections.”
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.