The release of the HTC M8 for Windows triggers a new turning point in the ongoing evolution of Windows Phone, which is still facing an uphill battle in the eco-system space, but given the rate of upgrade which can be as fast as one year, Microsoft has made clear that it won’t give up on the mobile space simply because it is too important to ignore.
I have long argued that Windows Phones have historically been a low priority for handset vendors because the volume is relatively low, especially in the high-end. Windows Phones have been known to do very well in the mid-range, or even low-end markets because the OS can run very smoothly on low-end hardware, a feat that can be difficult for Android. Read full post →HTC Gives What Windows Phone Needs Most: Hardware Excellence
It has been widely reported today that Microsoft is testing a new free Xbox Live game download program. Apparently it would have only been offered to Xbox Live members, it would have allowed Xbox owners to download and try out additional titles from Microsoft for a limited time. Some viewed it as an extension of the Xbox Live feature that lets gamers add free titles to their libraries each month. Microsoft has been quick to point out the truth in this scenario, it claims that the posting was actually an error.