Nokia is rolling out Microsoft's stopgap Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system update to AT&T Mobility's Lumia 900 smartphone. Subscribers can download the update via the Zune for PC application or the Windows Phone Connector app for Mac.
Microsoft will end support for its Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating systems in mid-2014.
T-Mobile USA has confirmed it will not push Microsoft's stopgap Windows Phone 7.8 operating system update to Nokia's Lumia 710 smartphone.
Nokia has begun rolling out Microsoft's stopgap Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system update to Lumia smartphones currently running Windows Phone 7.5.
Microsoft's long-awaited Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system will finally roll out to Nokia Lumia 900 smartphones across the AT&T Mobility network on Jan. 30.
Microsoft released its Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8, which is designed to bridge the software gap between its legacy Windows Phone 7.5 and the recent Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that sales of devices running the software giant's Windows Phone platform are four times what they were in 2011, indicating strong momentum. However, Ballmer's vague comments, made during his presentation at the company's annual investor meeting, gave little hint as to how many Windows Phones are actually being sold.
Microsoft will release its Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system update in early 2013, bridging the software gap between its legacy Windows Phone 7.5 and the new Windows Phone 8.