Microsoft is well aware that one of the key allures of Apple’s iPhone is its music-playing abilities. To counteract that, the software giant said it will focus on improving the music features on its Windows Mobile operating system for smartphones.
“One thing that Apple has leveraged on is the music scenario, and I think that is something the operators and ourselves are partnering on, just to make sure that consumers can use live music in the best way,” Andy Lees, senior VP of Microsoft’s Mobile Business Communication, told Reuters.
Well, iPhone makes a lot of profit for Apple by those iTunes stores. Apple has provided amazing music experience on their ipods and iphones. Now, microsoft is also thinking of providing similar experience to the users.
The current version of the WMP mobile does no justice to the experience provided by it’s desktop brother. True, this is a mobile device, but, it’s user experience is no way even near to the experience provided in the iphone and ipod touch. Anyway, better late than never.
Full article at information week