The many failings of Google's operating system have already been fixed in Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile ecosystem. Could Redmond possibly have the upper hand after all in future mobile wars?
My colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes recently postulated that Android may be coming to an end
sometime in the next few years. He makes many valid points. On consideration, I realized how Windows (yes, Windows) has already solved most of the problems Adrian detailed in his article.
We all know that the last thing Google will do is turn to Microsoft for a solution. We also know how dead in the water
Microsoft's phone operating system has pretty much become
. Even so, it makes for an interesting intellectual exercise to look at how Windows 10 Mobile already solves the problems Adrian predicts for Android in the future.
A good look at this issue shows why Microsoft is so frustrated that uptake for Windows 10 Mobile has been so underwhelming -- because, as I'll show, it's already pretty close to the unannounced, and barely teased
, future that Google seems to be chasing...