Windows Phone 7 on the Carriers’ Pay-No-Mind List?

Michael Gartenberg, on Twitter:

At VZW and ATT stores to compare plans, both steered me to iPhone and Android devices.

Followed by:

In both stores when asked about #WP7 was told “you don’t want that”. In one instance was “corrected” and told it was called Windows Mobile.

Here’s a website — Windows Phone Tattletale — dedicated to documenting poor retail treatment of Windows Phone 7 devices. This sort of dismissive treatment can be devastating to a platform. This was the problem facing the Mac during the ’90s.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011