Windows Mobile name change afoot?

Windows Mobile name change afoot? Rumours of a proposed name-change are building thanks to this Digitimes article. The new 6.5 OS should be getting it’s official announcement during the Mobile World Congress shortly and now “market sources” are telling Digitimes that ..

“Going forward, Windows Mobile-based handsets will be promoted simply as Windows phones without specifying an OS version number”

We’ve been reporing on Windows Mobile for over 6 years now and we’ve already seen “Smartphone” and “Pocket PC” renamed as “Windows Mobile Standard” and “Windows Mobile Professional”. It’s great to hear that there’s a possibility of reducing the confusion and pushing just one brand.

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