Microsoft drops the ‘Series’ and keeps the ‘Windows Phone 7’

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In a tweet today, Microsoft announced that they are dropping the “series” in the name of the new version of their mobile OS. Now, its just Windows Phone 7.

Yes; what were they thinking before? Anyway, all’s well that “ends” well. Windows Phone 7 is good enough. We can abbreviate it to WP7 too whenever our mouths are full (or fingers aching for typing so much. Cool.

Here’s the Tweet: Twitter / Windows® Phone: Tis the season for Series …


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  1. Better now. The name goes with their latest trend.

    It can’t be WinMo 7 because it has no similarity or connection with the WinMo series. And surely no back compatibility. On the other hand, since microsoft is all about the windows 7 OS, they might as well just continue with the flow.

  2. Whats in a name?…. The difference, I think, is inconsequential; Windows Mobile 7, Windows Mobile 7 Series all sound the same to me. Its whats under the hood I look forward to.

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