Microsoft Takes Lead in Buggy Whip Shipments

In news from the wake-me-when-I-should-give-a-damn department, apparently Microsoft overtook Palmsource in PDA shipments for the first time ever during the third quarter of this year. In this article, a particularly insightful Gartner analyst states:


“In a way, they’re almost abdicating their leadership in the PDA market to focus on the smart-phone market,” Kort said.


Almost!? What planet is that guy from? The Treo 650 is arguably the gold standard when it comes to smartphones, and I’m pretty sure the Palmsource guys have seen this sort of analysis a long way off:

Worldwide PDA Product Segments
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