Windows is about to become a lot more portable. Microsoft hopes that its new mobile moves will also make it a lot more popular for buyers shopping for smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft has dabbled in both the phone and tablet worlds, but without the resounding sales success Apple and Android have achieved.
Now thatand are in the pipeline, it looks like Microsoft is going all in with the mobilization of Windows.
Both Windows Phone 8 and Surface will tie in strongly with the company's still-popular desktop OS, perhaps giving it a leg up among long-time Windows users.
Windows future in mobile is still up in the air until the actual products splash down and customers vote with their dollars.
There are several ways this could go. It could go the way of the. It could take off like an Android rocket. It could tread water fighting for market share.
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