The CES Live stream has just started, and we will be keeping a close eye on it (and recording it for even closer analysis) and will be updating this page with any news relevant to Windows Mobile, which may not be a lot, as it appears the focus will be more on tablets and Project Natal.
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6:58 Â It starts.
7:05 Â Ballmer says the talk will focus on the PC, TV and cloud, MobileÂ conspicuouslyÂ absent.
7:08 Ballmer says the middle class is its market. Â A dig at Apple?
7:09 Talking about Microsoft’s successes in 2009 – Xbox 39 million out there. Â Bing – 11 million users added.
7:11 Bing to become default search engine on HP devices. Yawn. Ford Sync doing well, 1 million Faits with Windows Automotive sold.
7:13 ZuneHD rave reviews, Zune music service being expanded in future to other Microsoft platforms. Windows Mobile 6.5 briefly mentioned. Â HD2 for T-Mobile USA announced. Windows Phones will be discussed more at that show “next month”.
7:15 Windows 7 is his favourite topic.
7:17 Windows 7 is fastest selling OS in history. 94% satisfaction rate.
7:19 Windows PC the most popular smart device in the world. 4 million Apps for that. Take that Apple.
7:23 Some random laptops and PC’s shown off.
7:27 Bleo reader being shown off.
7:39 Much boring PC and Media centre stuff shown off.
7:42 FINALLY – Video on demand coming to Windows Mobile!!
7:49 Robbie Bach comes on, talks about X-box.
8:00 He mentions Zune Marketplace, and video which has been purchased being viewable on all your screens at home – PC , X-box… and ZuneHD. Â No mention of WM.
8:04 Now Project Natal. Pretty cool as usual. Coming by “Holiday 2010”