Vice President of Operating Systems, Terry Myerson, says that he's excited about Nokia's venture into Android phones because they'll be using Microsoft services and apps. Developers will want to program for Windows because that's where they use their apps.
Paul Thurott counters this by pointing out the most downloaded programs for Windows desktop are Apple iTunes and Google Chrome, which are programs that get you to switch to the other platforms. Thurott claims there hasn't been a major program for Windows desktop for 10 years.
So the question still is, why should developers write programs for Windows?Tags: #WindowsPhone #Android