When speaking about Android, Ballmer called the mobile OS' ecosystem "wild and uncontrolled" and very susceptible to malware.
For iOS, Ballmer called Apple's ecosystem "high-priced" and "highly controlled." He then noted that internationally, iPhones can cost up to $1000, a ridiculous price.
The CEO says he believes Microsoft can be successful with Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, mixing the good of both superstar operating systems but working closely with developers and "doing it right."
Testing one of the company's phones, he exclaimed "Wow, it just works!" and then took a jab at Apple's iOS 6 Maps debacle.
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Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 15 Nov 2012 20:53