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If You're Not Running Windows Phone 7.5 Yet, You Can No Longer Access The Marketplace

If You're Not Running Windows Phone 7.5 Yet, You Can No Longer Access The Marketplace

Killian Bell

If you're a Windows Phone user and you're yet to upgrade your device to Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, then you'll no longer be able to access the Windows Phone Marketplace. Microsoft had warned Windows Phone users back in April that it would be making fundamental changes to its Marketplace, and that earlier versions of its mobile operating system would not be able to access the store. It...

Microsoft Employee Who Promised Windows Phone 8 Would Support Older Devices Retracts Claims

Microsoft Employee Who Promised Windows Phone 8 Would Support Older Devices Retracts Claims

Killian Bell

Earlier this week, a source close to Microsoft claimed that the company's next major Windows Phone release — dubbed 'Apollo' — would not support existing Windows Phone devices. In other words, you'll have to purchase a brand new handset to enjoy it, and your current Windows Phone device, no matter how new, will forever be stuck with Mango. However, Microsoft developer evangelist Nuno...

Insider Claims Existing Windows Phone Devices Won't Get Apollo Upgrade

Insider Claims Existing Windows Phone Devices Won't Get Apollo Upgrade

Killian Bell

If you’re currently rocking a Windows Phone handset, no matter how new it is, you won’t receive the upcoming Windows Phone 8 Apollo upgrade. That’s according to a “trusted source” for The Verge, who insists there will be no upgrade path from Windows Phone 7.5 Mango to Apollo. The report follows comments made by a developer evangelist for Microsoft, who promised that all Windows Phone...