That’s right, Microsoft has a mobile OS. Don’t laugh. Remember when “Internet Explorer” was a laughing stock of web browsers? Or how the xBox would never penetrate the crowded gaming market?
Well, IDC just predicted that the new Windows Phone will have 19% market share of mobile OS’s by 2016. Read about it here:
So if you are developing a mobile app, or thinking about it, you might want to include Windows in your platform deployment. If not, you may be adding it in another year or two. Microsoft often comes late to the party, but it brings out the big guns when it arrives, and it sticks for the long haul.