Microsoft could add firmware to the Windows Phone Developer Preview

Microsoft could add firmware to the Windows Phone Developer Preview
As a way to bypass slow moving carriers (Verizon, is that you?), Microsoft offers the Windows Phone Developer Preview program. While the "wink, wink" reason for its existence is to give developers a heads up on the next update of Windows Phone, it is also used by non-developers to get access to the next build of Microsoft's mobile OS before an actual OTA update is pushed out by a carrier.

Of course, that is all well and good unless part of the update is contingent on a firmware update. A couple of examples would be the Bluetooth LE addition that was part of Lumia Cyan, and the improvements to the camera that are a part of Lumia Denim.

But there is some good news. According to Paul Thurrott from the Windows Supersite, Microsoft is considering adding firmware to the software preview that it makes available with the Developer Preview program. This change, if it does take place, probably won't be seen until the Microsoft Build Developer Conference next year, which is scheduled to take place from April 29th through May 1st, 2015. At that point, we could see the firmware included with the Windows 10 Developer preview.

source: WMPoweruser

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