For all its shortcomings, no one can deny that Microsoft had a conceptually appealing plan with the move to roll out a Windows Phone to complement the already popular Windows desktop. Who would not want to have a continuous workflow from desktop to mobile and mobile to the desktop again?
However, Android has just too strong a hold on the mobile space, and Microsoft was struggling to get some traction in the market. Microsoft had to pull a tactical retreat; one that was not meant to give the company time to make a comeback, but to develop software that runs on their competitors’ platform. They do that for both Android and iOS.
There has been no doubt that Microsoft is heavily concentrating on building apps to run on its competitor’s platform. Well, it has just taken things a notch higher; Microsoft is said to be working on launching a hybrid device codenamed Andromeda.
The Android-powered Andromeda hybrid phone by Microsoft
Microsoft remains tight-lipped about what exactly the Andromeda phone will be, most of the news floating out there on the internet is coming from third parties.
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