The VAR Guy remains upbeat about Microsoft’s overall business strategy. But oh… the smartphone market continues to be a really sore point. The Microsoft-Nokia smartphone partnership is losing — rather than gaining — market share, and Nokia is cutting 10,000 employees.
Apparently, the blowback Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) got from Windows 8 RT OEMs for intending to directly compete with them in the tablet market with Surface wasn’t gutsy enough to impress the Redmond juggernaut, which, according to published reports, may be back at it with a Windows Phone 8 smartphone.
In a blog post earlier this week, Windows Phone Central (WPCentral, as referenced here), based on