A New Threat to the Apple Throne

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which research analyst Lyons George and industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics around the investing world. While the smartphone market itself is constantly growing, the list of companies dominating that market is shockingly stagnant. In today's edition, Lyons and Isaac discuss a new player in Apple and Google's sandbox: Microsoft. From a new mobile operating system designed to leverage Windows 8 technology to a newly introduced tablet intended to reassert the company's cutting-edge image, Mr. Softy just might be the dark in horse in this super-competitive race.

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Isaac Pino and Lyons George have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Nokia. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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  • Report this Comment On June 24, 2012, at 12:25 PM, JakeTomato wrote:

    Microsoft's "cutting edge image????" I don't believe I've ever seen MSFT labeled that.

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