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Developer Yanks Unauthorized Windows Phone 7 Update Tool

Just hours after launching a tool that let Windows Phone 7 owners grab smartphone updates directly from Microsoft, the developer yanked the utility from his Web site.


Windows Phone 7 Mania Peaks at 9%

Microsoft mobile OS market share dips from November, according to comScore


What Microsoft’s IE9 Moves Mean For You

Microsoft is making some bold moves in the browser space, but how that might affect your computing experience has yet to be seen.

Do Microsoft's Windows Phone Numbers Show OS Is a Success?

One year after the Windows Phone 7 developer tools were released, Microsoft cites numbers to show the popularity of the OS with developers.


Windows Phone 7: Number 2 by 2015? Really?

IDC's surprising forecast that Windows Phone will surge to second place in global smartphone OSes by 2015 -- up from its current fifth place standing -- has some support from other analysts.


Windows Phone 7 App Store Still Lags Behind Apple, Android

The Windows Phone 7 app store has around 10 times less apps than the Android Market and around 30 times less than Apple's App Store.


IDC Says Windows Phone 7 Will Beat the iPhone by 2015. Will Pigs Also Fly?

This blogger postulates that IDC is way off the mark in its prediction.


Crisis Expert Bashes Microsoft Over Windows Phone 7 Update Fiasco

Microsoft needlessly botched getting timely updates for Windows Phone 7 to customers and antagonized some of its most loyal fans by not delivering on its promises, a crisis communication expert said today.


Windows Phone to Beat iOS by 2015, Analysts Say

The prediction that Microsoft's mobile platform will be second only to Android in the global smartphone market is based on Nokia's announcement that it will abandon Symbian for Windows Phone 7.