Microsoft Lays Out WinMo 6.5 Upgrade Details
Microsoft has indicated that devices currently running Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 will not be able to upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.5. A small number of devices running Windows Mobile 6.1 will be able to upgrade. Those devices include the HTC Dash, Snap/Ozone and Touch Pro2, and the Samsung Jack, Omnia and Epix. Microsoft said that it may make Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrades available to other handsets, but didn't commit to any sort of time frame. The upgrade for the phones listed above will be available directly from the device's associated network operator. No time frames were given for that, either.
Windows 10 Mobile Arrives for Some Older Handsets
Microsoft has begun making Windows 10 Mobile available to older smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft first expected to release the platform in November or December of last year, but pushed the update to the first quarter.
Microsoft Says Older Phones Won't Get Windows 10 Until 2016
Microsoft today said owners of handsets running Windows Phone 8 / 8.1 will have to wait a bit longer to receive Windows 10. The update was originally expected to arrive this month, but Microsoft has now delayed the rollout.
Microsoft Details Windows 10 Versions
Microsoft today said it will offer seven versions of Windows 10, including one tailored specifically for mobile phones. The versions are called Windows 10 Home, Pro, Mobile, Enterprise, Education, Mobile Enterprise, and IoT Core.
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.
No love for the Saga?
So underappreciated, the Saga is.
I'm afraid the Saga didn't make the official cut for 6.5, probably in part due to the 400mhz processor in the Saga vs. the 528mhz and faster chips on the models liste...