Microsoft confident of Windows Phone growth


BBC News, Technology, 15 February 2011

Microsoft's head of mobile, Andy Lees, said he was confident that Windows Phone 7 will catch-up with its competitor's popularity.

The operating system received a boost from the decision by Nokia to use the software on its smartphones.

Mr Lees told the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones that compatibility with Microsoft's Xbox and Internet Explorer web browsing software will give their phones an advantage.

Google Android 3.0 on tablets at Mobile World Congress

Google Android

BBC News Technology, 14 February 2011

Google's head of mobile development, Hugo Barra, says the company's operating system, Android, is ready for a new generation of tablets.

Version 3.0 is on display on tablets at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

The mobile phone operating system has been adapted for tablets.

However, it faces stiff competition from Apple's iPad.

Mr Barra told Rory Cellan-Jones that he expects Android to be used on a new wave of tablets