By February 22, 2009

Windows Mobile Marketplace coming to existing phones

image Scott Rockfeld, director of Windows Mobile whom we recently interviewed on the msmobiles podcast has been talking about Windows Mobile 6.5 to the Boston Herald. In the interview he reveals that we won’t see 6.5 until the 4th quarter of 2009 and that it isn’t even in beta yet. The on device Marketplace application will launch before the release of phones with Windows Mobile 6.5, so existing Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 users can access new applications.

"We’re doing a lot of things — some people would say catch-up — that appeal to the person who also wants to do some work with their phone," Rockfeld said. "We are at a big inflection point in the market right now."

"We understand the changes in the market," Rockfeld said. "When it switched from business-only to consumer and business, that happened pretty quickly."

You can read the full article here.

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