Following the revelation that Microsoft and Nokiacould possibly be getting all kissy-kissy, it’s now been made official. Both companies are to collaborate on the design, development and marketing of “productivity solutions” for .. Nokia phones. Office Mobile and device management software will be made available on a broad range of … Nokia … Smartphones, with the Nokia E-Series being a major part of the deal.
One of the major selling-points of Windows Mobile has always been the Exchange connectivity and Office Mobile suite. Now that powerful and often singular reason for buying a Windows Phone has now been removed by Microsoft themselves.
We should also point out that rumours of Nokia dumping Symbian have been put to bed by Peter Schneider, Nokia’s marketing guy.