Dell should stick with computers ...
they have plenty enough shortcomings to keep them busy for years.
Dell today announced a new smartphone, the Venue, adopting the Sony Ericsson approach of offering a vanilla version of the handset sans keyboard and a "Pro" version with a slide-out Qwerty deck. Sony Ericsson, however, is at the very least consistent in its choice of operating system. The Xperia X10 Mini and the Xperia X10 …
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More oddly is their choice of Winphone 7 for the Pro version because Microsoft stated that WinPhone is (indeed) consumer oriented and Windows Mobile would co-excists for profesionals.
So Dell uses the least consumer oriented OS for the "consumer version" and the even worst professional version for the pro. They are are even more daft than most of the current "industry".
I predict another economical crisis in 2011. This time because corps are run by jackasses and greed is the driving force not "consumer intrest".
They use Android on the consumer version because it's cheaper to implement and will probably outsell the "pro" version by a big margin hence gain a lot more profit.
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