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"If you think Windows Phone is so great, why aren't you using it?" I'm often asked.
It's a fair question — I talk about the platform's beauty, simplicity, fluidity, and speed on every Verge Mobile Podcast or two. I really believe Microsoft has done something great. Of course, I believed Palm had done something great with webOS, too, and we all know how that turned out. No one wants to end up on a dead end path, especially when you're spending several hundred dollars on a phone (and potentially locking yourself into a two-year contract).
Ultimately, though, Microsoft has two things that Palm did not:...