Microsoft Pledges to Speed Windows Mobile Development
Speaking at a conference, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that the company will do better at getting Windows Mobile products and updates to market sooner. Responding to a question about the wave of competing devices such as the iPhone and G1, Ballmer said, "There are opportunities for us to accelerate our execution in this area. We've done a lot of work to make sure we have a team that will be able to accelerate it." Microsoft announced Windows Mobile 6.5 earlier this year and plans to have it in the market by the end of 2009. It also confirmed that Windows Mobile 7 will be available some time in 2010.
Microsoft Debuts Hyperlapse App for Windows Phone and Android
Microsoft today released an application for Windows Phone and Android handsets called Hyperlapse. The app can be used to stabilize shaky footage or to create fast-moving time-lapse videos.
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 Disabling Notifications for Windows Phone 7.5 and 8
Microsoft says devices running Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0 have reached end-of-life status and will no longer be supported. Beginning February 20, Microsoft will turn off push notification services for Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0.
Microsoft to Sidestep Carriers for Windows 10 Mobile Updates
Microsoft said it plans to take a more active role in making sure the existing base of Windows 10 smartphones has the latest code. The company is taking a page from Apple and will not rely on carriers to deliver operating system updates.
Alcatel to Build Windows 10 Handset By Year's End
Alcatel OneTouch said it will release a smartphone with Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile platform before the end of the year. "We are very supportive of the Windows ecosystem," said Steve Cistulli, Alcatel OneTouch's senior vice president for North America, to CNET.
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