For many of us (which used to use Windows Mobile) – the release of the Windows Phone 7 was a serious shock.
We knew WinMo is running into a dead-end, but to finish it like this? And for what? To be replaced by a SilverLight based OS? Weird.
Well, it looks like Microsoft is not letting go of the good old Windows Mobile. In fact, to make it more interesting, Microsoft is making some changes, new names and brands to its' existing mobile operating systems.
The new term to get used to is Windows Embedded.
Here are Steve Balmer's notes about Windows Embedded Handheld (which is, in my opinion, mostly Windows Mobile 6.5.3 eventually) – check out the video below followed by some explanations by myself: