| || ||Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|8th August 2007, 15:29||#31|
Senior - BHPian
Join Date: Jun 2004
Thanked: 45 Times
I have been using Windows Mobile for 4 years. The platform never had a problem. It's the third party applications that were not tested with different hardware is the cause of the problem. MS just ships the O/S. It's the vendors that integrate the o/s with their hardware and in Windows CE device there is a lot of difference from device to device.
MS almost never releases service packs for WinCe. Only the vendors release ROM updates.
|8th August 2007, 19:49||#32|
Distinguished - BHPian
Join Date: Jun 2007
Thanked: 8,374 Times
Nice try, but, errrr.... No.
You're missing the point of what an operating system is and is supposed to do.
Like provide the interface between the applications and the hardware.
Like make sure two applications do not interfere with each other (eg by writing to the same bit of memory)
That's what it is for, and if your applications don't work with the hardware you must blame either the OS or the hardware-manufacturer for their drivers.
If applications developers had to take account of the hardware layer, they'd be writing in machine code still.
OK... some might do just that for fast graphics in specialist programmes or games, for instance, but that is not the norm of application development.
Windows Mobile? I don't know, never used it. (Might soon, I'm thinking of getting a Navigation system to use in the car) --- might be MS's best shot!
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Googles new Operating System coming!||GTO||Gadgets, Computers & Software||53||13th July 2009 22:07|
|Superbike Security Systems - Disc Lock / Chain Lock / Alarm Systems||gsferrari||Superbikes & Imports||3||3rd July 2009 01:45|
|Operating Car Remote Lock using Mobile Phones||mjothi||Shifting gears||50||19th February 2009 15:38|
|engine coolant-does concentration levels affect operating temparature.||deetee||Technical Stuff||5||7th February 2008 21:02|
|Fiat cuts operating Losses||amit||The International Automotive Scene||0||4th November 2004 18:34|