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Articles tagged with: ingenuity

Windows Focuses On Apple’s Audience Before It’s Own

Microsoft made Photosynth technology available to iPhone users on Monday and immediately received criticism for lacking a Windows 7 version. I find it very amusing that Microsoft wanted to target Apple’s audience much faster than their own. I smell greed. To those unfamiliar with the mobile application, Photosynth allows iPhone users to combine panoramic imagery to make 3D images. As you can imagine, many Windows fans were angered over the decision to make the app primarily for the iPhone.

Bing’s Mobile architect, Blaise Aguera y Arcas blogged, “I’m sure over the coming days and weeks we’ll be answering, over and over, the “why didn’t this ship first on Microsoft’s own phone” question. Our approach to the design of the Photosynth app hopefully provides some evidence…