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Microsoft Cans 'Where's My Phone Update?' Site

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Really?

T Bone

Jan 7, 2012, 5:08 PM
They've decided to revive the model which killed Windows Mobile, and is harming Android?

What is the matter with these people?
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netboy

Jan 7, 2012, 10:58 PM
windows phone is already in the toilet! this just makes it go faster!
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Vmac39

Jan 8, 2012, 1:16 PM
No, it's not, if you are refering to the new windows phone 7, it's taking time but, it is gaining ground. Just because there're those people who can't see anything but, android and iPhone, doesn't mean that there aren't people who are willing to explore other options. I personally own a WP7 and I love it. Yes, it does still have a very small market compared to Android and iPhone but, it is growing at a steady pace.

Can MS do more to market the phone better? Yes, they most certainly can and should. I hope that this wear will prove to be a much better year, as far as getting the WP7 the exposure that it needs. It's a great OS and deserves a major place in the market. Say what you want but, I think more people really ought to want WP7 to su...
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DAntiVirus

Jan 9, 2012, 9:52 AM
They are going to now issue the updates via your carrier? Hmm. In that case, you'll never see ANY updates as we know how reliable carriers are at putting out updates.
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Vmac39

Jan 9, 2012, 11:01 AM
Updates have been issued through the carrier form the beginning. Microsoft just need to stay on top of the OEM's and carriers to make sure that the updates come out for all current phones and not just a few select ones, unlike what Android seems to do. But, in my opinion, that's what giving the carriers too much control does. They can pick and choose and it leaves consumers left in the wind. If a person buys a smartphone that was just released within the year, they shouldn't have to worry about whether or not the phone will be updated in the future, especially if its a high-end smartphone. I believe smartphones should be supported for at least two major updates. That's taking into account that there's a major update every year and most peopl...
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