Microsoft says a Zune phone 'not unreasonable'
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 06/09/2007 02:26
[Reuters] Microsoft said on Tuesday that it is "not unreasonable" for the company to introduce a mobile phone combined with features of its Zune digital music player to compete with Apple's iPhone.
Microsoft games exec hints at iPhone rival [IDG]
An executive in Microsoft Corp.'s entertainment and games division Tuesday hinted that Microsoft may be developing its own rival to Apple Inc.'s iPhone, based on Windows Mobile OS.
Speaking at Citi's annual Global Technology Conference in New York on Tuesday, Mindy Mount, corporate vice president and CFO for Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division, said it's not "unreasonable" to think that Microsoft will integrate photo, music and touchscreen features into a Windows Mobile product in the future, though she declined to comment on the specifics of when or what that might look like.