Windows Phone 7 Series Gets a Slight Name Change
April 2, 2010 4:50 PM
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Microsoft listens to the critics
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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4/3/2010 2:00:00 AM
Too bad they can't listen to critics on more important things, like multitasking and copy and paste as you mentioned, Brandon.
RE: Who cares?!
4/4/2010 5:33:37 PM
Indeed. People who care what a product is named can buy all the Apple products they want.
...I want MS to learn from Apple's mistakes, not repeat them.
RE: Who cares?!
4/7/2010 10:04:03 AM
It's rather pathetic to see that Microsoft thinks its best way to resuscitate its comatose mobile OS is to copy the least developed competitor's feature set and put a Windows design on it... actually it's worse than pathetic, it's simply depressing.
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