What Does Windows Mobile Mean?Windows Mobile was a Micrososft operating system that targeted smartphones and Pocket PCs. It was first released in the Pocket PC 2000 operating system and was based on the Windows CE kernel. Windows Mobile included basic applications developed with the Microsoft Windows API and options for customization and software development with no restrictions by Microsoft. Applications for the software were available for purchase from Windows Marketplace for Mobile.
In 2010, Microsoft announced the development of Windows Phone to supercede Windows Mobile.