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: I don't know where to start
by zima on Thu 7th Feb 2013 15:27 UTC in reply to "I don't know where to start"
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Most people buy a new one every 2 years anyway [...] and its not reasonable to ask progress to be held back to keep people on 3-4 year old phones happy [...] do what everyone else does and buy a new device

That's maybe the case in your place, likely fairly atypical; a local bubble of perception.

But most of the 5+ billion mobile subscribers hang onto their handsets for much longer than 2 years. And BTW, they actually own them - most of the 5+ billion are on prepaid, no contract.

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