Remember that speech where Steve Ballmer quoted “iPhone is a loser” ?
If no, checkout the video below. Just watch the way he laughs at the iPhone.
Question: What is Microsoft?
Answer: Something that bothers betrays and jeorpadizes consumers and industry. It aint Steve ballmer’s fault, its in Microsoft’s blood to be a loser all the time. Criticizing the best things and then following the same, thats what is called as “Microsoft”.
And now see, what they are doing for the iPhone.
Microsoft on Monday released its first application built specifically for Appleâ€™s iPhone.
Dubbed Seadragon, the application allows users to browse high-resolution images, according to information provided by Microsoft. The application is optimized for use over 3G and Wi-Fi networks, the company said.
Seadragon also allows users to explore Photosynth collections on the iPhone. Photosynth is a Microsoft technology that lets users stitch digital photos together into a three-dimensional panorama.
Microsoft incorporated the ability to view PhotoZoom and Deep Zoom Composer content, as well.
Microsoft is well known for having its own mobile platform, but Alex Daley, group product manager for Microsoft Live Labs told TechFlash that itâ€™s the power of the iPhone that attracted the company to the platform.
“The iPhone is the most widely distributed phone with a (graphics processing unit),” said Daley. “Most phones out today donâ€™t have accelerated graphics in themÂ The iPhone does and so it enabled us to do something that has been previously difficult to do. I couldnâ€™t just pick up a Blackberry or a Nokia off the shelf and build Seadragon for it without GPU support.”
After all MS learns lessons slowly.