May 11, 2005
Gates Releases Details on New Mobile OS, Magneto
Anonymous Reader writes "Microsoft's Bill Gates released details about the company's new mobile operating system, code-named "Magneto" at the Mobile & Embedded Developers Conference in Las Vegas today. There has been a lot of recent speculation about the new OS. People have been describing it as a possible "Blackberry killer." Windows Mobile 2005 will be released to hardware manufacturers immediately. The OS will integrate Smartphone, Pocket PC, and Pocket PC Phone Edition operating systems into one platform. It will also include updates to the mobile versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint."