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.
Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board
Steve Ballmer today resigned from his position on Microsoft's board of directors effective immediately. Ballmer left the company's CEO post just six months ago, but said in a letter to current CEO Satya Nadella he felt his new obligations as owner of the LA Clippers, among others, will keep him too busy to participate meaningfully on Microsoft's board moving forward.
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 Says Windows 10 Arriving This Summer
Microsoft today made a number of announcements regarding Windows 10, including details about its arrival. Microsoft will make Windows 10 available to smartphones, tablets, and PCs "this summer." Previously, Microsoft had only committed to "later this year." In addition to the timetable, Microsoft announced a commitment from Lenovo that will the see the company bring Windows 10 phones to market (in China) by the middle of the year.
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winmo is being left behind by new mobile os's