While Microsoft dominates the computer desktop, there is much more competition among mobile phone operating systems. Two other companies are duking it out with Microsoft for leadership in this market, and they have managed to push it into third place. Table 10.1 shows the names of their systems for different classes of device.
|Smartphones||EPOC32 Crystal||Mobile Explorer||PalmOS|
|Tablets||EPOC32 Quartz||Windows CE PocketPC (Mercury)||PalmOS|
|Clamshells||EPOC32 Pearl||Windows CE (Mars)||N/A|
|Subnotebooks||EPOC32 Pearl||Windows CE Pro (Jupiter)||N/A|
As phones began to incorporate computer-type features and customers demanded wireless Internet access, the ...