Apple dumps Windows CE handhelds from its Stores

Apple have discontinued a Windows CE powered handheld device (mobile point of sale (POS) terminals ) with scanner powered by Microsoft software from its store in the world, to switch to iPod touch with a bar code scanner attachment. Having millions over millions of consumer users means that mobile operating system of Apple mobile devices […]

Apple have discontinued a Windows CE powered handheld device (mobile point of sale (POS) terminals ) with scanner powered by Microsoft software from its store in the world, to switch to iPod touch with a bar code scanner attachment. Having millions over millions of consumer users means that mobile operating system of Apple mobile devices is very stable. Recently Apple released technical documentation and hardware components that’re used to develop accessories that interact with iPod touch and iPhone so probably there’ll be more and more hardware accessories for these devices. This move also means that iPod touch and iPhone are entering enterprise mobility and Apple proves it by "eating dog food" i.e. using their own technology. The last bastion of Windows handhelds - enterprise mobility - is falling

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