How many times can a company abandon its users and still retain their loyalty? Microsoft may be about to find out.
Every major smartphone platform iis getting an overhaul with lots of new features, and, presumably, new hardware to go along with it starting in the fall.
Windows Phone 7 users will be left out in the cold for most of the new features but Microsoft will release Windows Phone 7.8 to address some of the concerns.
Hot on the heels of its Surface reveal, Microsoft today demonstrated some of the new features coming in Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft goes with Nokia's mapping technology in Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft says its new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, will be deeply integrated with the Windows 8 OS in tablet and desktop PCs. No upgrade for existing WP7 users, however.
Will Windows Phone 7 owners be able to upgrade? What about maps? How will Windows Phone 8 work with Windows 8? These and other questions may be answered at today's Microsoft event.
Microsoft will host media events in Los Angeles on June 18 and in San Francisco on June 20. Best guesses so far focus on Windows 8 RT tablets and/or Windows Phone 8 announcements.