Will Microsoft Overtake Apple in Mobile?

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor/analyst Brenton Flynn discusses topics around the investing world. In the world of technology, Nostradamus himself would struggle making predictions four years out. But that's just what one firm did last week by concluding that the Microsoft's Windows mobile operating system would unseat Apple's iOS in one key statistic by 2016. As Brenton describes in the following video, the unpredictable events that have unfolded from 2008 to 2012 mean investors can't put too much weight on prognostications like this.

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