Windows Mobile 6.5 will launch Oct. 1, and then next February, we'll see a version of it with a touch screen UI. The ultimate goal? To compete with the iPhone's OS and Android.
This news is interesting, sure, but more interesting is that there's still no news about Microsoft making a cell phone. It seems like the right time — Google and Apple are succeeding as handset makers and it's a good time to compete. Do you want Microsoft to make a cell phone?