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Firefox OS should make Microsoft sharpen Windows Phone 8 sales plan

Matt Hamblen | Feb. 28, 2013
Newcomers like Firefox OS, and big competitors like Android, iPhone push Microsoft to refine Windows Phone marketing plan

Windows Phone has attracted honors and recognition for some basics, including its "live tiles" concept on the interface that allows a person to set up a "theoretically endless" number of applications to run on the home screen, Sullivan said.

BlackBerry picked up some of the live tile concept in its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the Z10, and some Android phones are even showing design (if not function) similarities to the live tiles concept, Sullivan said.

"It's flattering to see others adopt elements of the Windows Phone design and philosophy," he said.


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