Microsoft to Reduce Number of Windows Mobile Phones
According to the New York Times, Todd Peters, the vice president of marketing for the Windows Mobile division, said that Microsoft will reduce the number of phones that run its Windows Mobile operating system. It currently runs on about 140 different handsets. Microsoft believes that by reducing the number of handsets on which the OS is available, it could better combat the competition. It believes having too many devices using the OS dilutes its ability to compete. Microsoft also said that it is in the middle of re-tooling its operating system to better match the competition.
Microsoft Delivers New Preview of Windows 10 for Phones
Microsoft today released build 10080 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones. The updated operating system adds a number of features and resolves a wide number of known bugs.
Windows 10 for PCs Lands July 29; No Word On Mobile
Microsoft today announced that Windows 10 will be available as a free download to PCs and tablets on July 29. Most hardware running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 should be able to upgrade to the new operating system.
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview to More Phones
Following up an announcement it made last month, Microsoft today made an updated version of the Windows 10 technical preview available to a much wider range of Lumia smartphones. Microsoft delivered an early build of the technical preview to just a few handsets in February.
Microsoft Office for Windows 10 Hits Phones This Month
Microsoft today said Office Universal apps will be available to the Windows 10 platform for phones by the end of the month. The Office Universal apps work across desktop, tablet, and handset form factors.
My co-worker Craig and I like to describe them as putting a great dane into a poodle-sized caged, and then giving it a lobotomy.
Stick to PC's Microsoft, Please!! I am a mac girl anyway :}
I don't feel this is their main problem...
Surely, MS will focus on HTC being exclusive. Then they can truly focus on the competition.
They had better do something pretty quick otherwise any WM advertisements (if their are any) might be a lot like their defensive "Mojave Experiment" commercials (what a shame).
I am a windows mobile fan, but I think this idea makes a lot of sense, but I think what Microsoft should also try to do is force all of their phones to be consistently updated, instead of relying on the operator. Both