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Microsoft listens to the critics

When Microsoft announced its new mobile OS in February, it was called Windows Phone 7 Series. Most everyone raved about the new OS, but its name got a lot of flak.

Many complained that it was an overly wordy and complex name that didn't exactly roll off the tongue. Others joked that BMW might take offense over the 7 Series moniker which is used for its flagship luxury sedan.

Microsoft has listened and the OS will now be known as Windows Phone 7 from here on out. The news was relayed via a brief Twitter message by the Windows Phone team.

Now if only Microsoft could do something about true multitasking and copy/paste...


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Hmm
By meepstone on 4/2/2010 9:16:57 PM , Rating: 2
They think releasing info on the name of the OS is more important than releasing any info the OS itself? Who cares about its name, lol.




RE: Hmm
By martinrichards23 on 4/4/2010 5:49:51 AM , Rating: 2
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more important than releasing any info the OS itself?


Where do they say that? Are they not allowed to do things just because it isn't the most important thing?


RE: Hmm
By oab on 4/20/2010 9:21:34 PM , Rating: 2
At least the acronym isn't WPOS anymore


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