Strapping two leaky boats together does not add up to a single watertight craft. Read:
In January, Microsoft boasted of shipping 1.5 million Windows Phones to carriers. But according to estimates by a Russian analyst, only 674,000 of those phones were actually bought by end-users.
It was just about ten days ago I argued that
Nokia appears to be doomed. They’ve bet the farm on Windows Phone 7, which is on almost nobody’s radar. At best, WP7 might slip in below Android, giving Google somebody to beat them in the race-to-the-bottom.
Microsoft makes WP7. Google makes Android. Apple makes money.
Don’t laugh, RIM — you’re next.