Oct. 11, 2010 at 8:00 PM ET
I do feel hopeful that Microsoft will get one thing right that Google has failed to do so far: doing everything in its power to ensure that third-party apps have a look and feel that's consistent with the overall interface. All the ones I've seen so far, such as eBay, truly feel like Windows Phone 7 programs.
We have not disclosed our full app catalogue that Windows Phone 7 is launching with yet. That said, Windows Phone 7 will offer a tremendous variety of quality apps and games across a wide range of categories this holiday season, and we’re going to deliver them at an amazing rate. ... We aren’t committing to a number of apps on a given day. We’re focused on providing the right selection of quality apps and games.Catch up with Wilson on Twitter at @wjrothman. He'd love to hear about the iFart app you're developing for Windows Phone 7.