The Windows 10 preview for laptops has been out for a while, but the beta version of the new Microsoft operating system only came to (a few, select) phones yesterday. The update is super limited, so it's far from Windows 10 for phones in full. But! There's some cool stuff in there. Here's that stuff in GIF form:
A month after Windows Phone 7.5 began shipping, Microsoft announced today that it is now pushing the Mango update to every eligible phone worldwide, regardless of carrier—with only three exceptions.
Just now, at the All Things D Asia event, Windows Phone President Andy Lees unveiled the new AT&T fall lineup of WP7.5 smartphones—the 4.7-inch HTC Titan, the 1.4GHz Samsung Focus S, and the diminutive 3.7-inch, 1.4GHz Samsung Focus Flash.
Microsoft's been consistently cagey about whether or not they'll make their own phone hardware "like Zune and Xbox," but today at a Windows Mobile roundtable, Robbie "Not Glacial" Bach put it straight: It's not happening. Officially.