1) Scarily, that's BEFORE her coffee.
2) You want an answer here or in the next episode?
3) All hail IE8's "in private" surfing mode
4) Quite often a debate heard amongst 'softies... the reality is we're a volume company that builds platform (most of the time... since yeah we do the Zune and Xbox, but those are different). So we build Windows for a plethora of PCs rather than our own custom
one. And Windows Mobile runs on more types of devices than you can shake a stick at. Is it annoying at times? Yes. Does it have room for improvement? Absolutely. But we do always trend in the positive direction...
The super unofficial answer: if we made our own phone, what would stop hardware manufacturers from getting peeved and using an alternative OS?