Windows Phone 7 hits the U.S.

Over the past week, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab to rave reviews from critics. Windows Phone 7 also came on the market, even as a study indicates iPhone and BlackBerry devices have the lowest failure rates. See what other topics were hot this week.

Windows Phone 7 devices are finally available in the United States. The smartphones deliver a unique new design, and many analysts say that they could meet the needs of enterprise IT while pleasing end users. So far, reports say the U.S. launch of Windows Phone 7 didn't go as well as it did in Europe, but as Microsoft points out time and again, there is a lot of time left.

The CIO Insight

At this point, it's probably best to take a wait-and-see approach to Windows Phone 7. It has several features you might favor for your users, but it's unproven in the marketplace. And its actual security capabilities have not been tested. Take some time to learn more about Windows Phone 7 before you jump in.

This article was originally published on 11-12-2010
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