Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jun 2012 12:06 UTC
Apple Exactly five years ago today, Apple officially released its entry into the mobile phone market, the iPhone. Immediately loved by customers the world over, ridiculed by the competition, and, in my book, not particularly innovative feature-wise, it changed the mobile phone industry virtually overnight. Love the iPhone or hate the iPhone, its industry-changing impact is evident.
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RE: Pure OS
by zima on Sat 30th Jun 2012 13:21 UTC in reply to "Pure OS"
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guaranteeing that a phone you buy WILL be upgradeable for the next few years

Not sure if "guaranteeing" is the right word... at least, not if you count from the more meaningful end of large-scale sales (and Apple actively promotes, pushes on consumers old models much longer; that's why 3GS is still mostly supported - it's still sold)

Also, WP7 seems to be pushed into budget role (it will probably fulfil it for quite some time) and most apps will certainly run on it ...mostly just not the native, high-performance games - for which budget (or older) phones wouldn't have the horsepower, anyway (just like such games often don't support earlier iPhones, even if iOS is up to date)

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