Thursday, March 24, 2011
Microsoft Gives Us An Update Schedule
Posted by Jon Westfall in "Windows Phone News" @ 05:33 AM
"This table provides update status for Windows Phone customers in the U.S. Find your phone model, then check to see what stage your update is in."
In the list of Smart Ideas I Never Thought I'd See Microsoft Implement, this schedule above surely ranks near the top. For years all I've wanted (and I suspect others have too) is just to know that an update is in the works, and maybe approximately where it is. With carriers given iron curtain-like secrecy about their timing, it almost seemed as if Microsoft was complacent in their partner's delays. This sends a clear signal: Carrier partners - Get your acts together, because now everyone knows that it isn't Microsoft that's holding up the update for X phone, it's the carrier who apparently doesn't care if you get the functionality soon or not so soon. Congratulations Microsoft, you've taken your case to the people.