Wired Magazine reports: Cell-phone manufacturers in Korea, Japan, Finland and Germany are aggressively targeting American consumers with a flurry of new mobile phones.

But the next cell phone an American buys may be made in Redmond, Washington.

That’s if Microsoft has any say in the matter.

Microsoft, which proudly points out that various American cell-phone service providers will soon carry Windows-powered devices on their shelves, recently said it plans to capture 25 percent of the cell-phone market by next year.