The Windows Phone 7 device goes on sale next week priced at about $150.
Can Windows Phone 7 actually become the dominant mobile OS in less than three years? Yes, says Pyramid Research, and the reason is that the smartphone market is still in its infancy.
Microsoft has Tiger Blood.
The "mango" update's long list of features includes fast app switching, multitasking for third-party apps, IE9 support, SkyDrive access, podcast downloads, and Twitter integration.
Analysis: Canalys did a little extrapolation that found that fewer than 2.5 million Windows Phone 7 devices were shipped in the first quarter of 2011.
Microsoft engineers working on Windows Phone 7 said they're too busy right now to fix a problem caused by an unofficial update tool.
The patch isn't available for all Windows Phone 7 users. They will receive an on-device notification once the update is available for their phone.
Combined with a separate report showing that consumer interest also is waning, it appears that Microsoft's phone platform is losing steam.