Microsoft Broadens Its Mobile Appeal

Smith, Brad
June 2005
Wireless Week;6/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p15
Trade Publication
Discusses the release of the mobile phone software Windows Mobile 5.0 from Microsoft. Significance of the software on Microsoft; Advantage of the Mobile 5.0 platform over the previous version; Impact of Mobile 5.0 on handheld computing devices.


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