What will happen if Bill Gates enters cell phone industry?

@sivanj (1263)
India
August 22, 2008 8:21pm CST
Bill Gates has been ruling in whatever department he has put his foot on. He enters conquers and rules. Thats his way of doing things. Lets let loose our dream horses and look at how the cell phone industry would be if Bill Gates enters, conquers an rules. Lets not take it very seriously. Lets look at it from a funny side. Lets imagine how the cell phone will look like. Will they look like PCs? Will all cell phones work only on Windows or ventilators (smaller version of windows)? ha.ha... Now your turn to say a few words.
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@Skylinr (118)
• Singapore
24 Aug 08
Like many myLotters above has commented, Bill Gats has entered the cellphone industry. Windows Mobile has gone through quite a few revisions and the current version is Windows Mobile 6.1. Windows Mobile 7 is now in development and went out, will have a multi-touch interface that'll rival Apple's iPhone. I do use Windows Mobile and the feeling is something like a hybrid between the computer and phone. You can install third party programs, run Office Mobile and edit or create new documents(although with limited functions) along with the usual SMS and calls. Some Windows Mobile models also have QWERTY keybaord so the busy professional can type out his/her long emails easily. I own the HTC TyTN II(also know as AT&T Tilt) which has a slide out keyboard and a screen that can tilt so it looks like a miniature laptop. Its bulky and heavy but it has functions like 3.0MP auto-focus camera, touchscreen and GPS. However, some Windows mobile devices have a candy bar form with relatively few keys and operate mainly by touch, something like the iPhone. Some look exactly like a mobile phone. There's flip form, slide form and candybar form. Lastly, windows mobile is a scaled down version of Windows. This is because the current Windows Mobile devices will not be able to run smoothly on the PC version of Windows due to hardware constraints. As for the last question, I don't think all cellphones will work only on Windows Mobile because for now, it isn't the most user friendly around and most of them are rather bulky. And anyway, there'll always be Apple trying to conquer Microsoft in whatever they do and Nokia has spent a lot on its Symbian OS.
• United States
24 Aug 08
If we were as smart as Bill Gates we would have more money too. Anything he touches seems to turn to gold. There is nothing funny about Gates, he's a man with a brain and knows how to use it. I have a brain but just doesn't seem to be as educated as his. What would you do if you had his money? His knowledge, or his brain?
@snowy22315 (72689)
• United States
23 Aug 08
I dont know if he is entering the cell phone business or not. i think he is pretty buys iwth microsoft and his charity work right now, but if he did I think it would be ok because then microsoft would be giving the apple iphone some competition and they would no longer be ruling the market. I hope I know what I'm talking about, I'm not really up on the latest gadgetry.
@sk66rc (4258)
• United States
23 Aug 08
I could be wrong but isn't some of the softwares & operating softwares used by cell. phones, smart phones, related to or created by Microsoft? I would be interested if he decides to get into "hardware" side of cell. phone business...
@Anchopy (1453)
• Paraguay
23 Aug 08
there is a Windows Mobile.. is not part of Microsoft? I think so.. And I don't think that Gates start a project like this because he quit Microsoft to spend more time doing charity works..
• India
23 Aug 08
hmm... i think if ever Bill gates steps into the mobile world,we will have sicrosoft windows vista mobile running phones n the competition will get more tougher.
@klaudine (3651)
• Indonesia
23 Aug 08
Well.. I think some PDA has been facilitated with Windows for PDA. You can see it in HP PDA, or PALM if I am not mistaken. They have Window based softwares. They even have the microsoft office software installed there