Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Feb 2013 18:25 UTC
Windows A few days ago, Microsoft released the long-awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update for all those users who will be stuck on Windows Phone 7 forever because there's no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8 other than buying a new phone. Now that it's here, what, exactly, does WP7.8 to the table?
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RE[3]: Comment by Nelson
by tkeith on Fri 1st Feb 2013 20:15 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Nelson"
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Some have been updated, others will soon, some will not, but that's still infinitely better than 0.

The major reason many Android devices are stranded on 2.3 is that they have too small of a partition for the OS. Updating that would mean wiping the device, which they can't practically do. This is why Google went to a single partition for Nexus devices starting with the Galaxy Nexus.

4.0 to 4.1 updates have been faster coming, but still slowed by carriers and manufacturers. The point is late is better then never.

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