Microsoft presentation slips in October launch date for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft presentation slips in October launch date for Windows Phone 7
If loose lips sink ships, Microsoft VP for Marketing, Mich Mathews might have sunk the Titanic. During the Cannes Lions advertising conference, Mathews was introducing the GM of Live Labs, Kostas Mallios who was in attendance to show how Windows Phone 7 handles advertising. The Microsoft exec said, "I'm gonna ask rock star Kostas...to come on. And Kostas has brought with him Windows Phone 7 which we launch this October." This dovetails perfectly with the leaked roadmap of carrier Telstra. The operator, as we reported, showed a Windows Phone 7 running HTC Desire (a mock-up version, anyway) with an October launch date. When you see two "coincidences" pointing to the same month, it sure raises the odds that the Redmond based firm's new mobile OS will be released in October, a bit before the 2010 holiday season that most had expected.

source: WMPoweruser

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6 Comments

1. Cazwell

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

Who cares? Which phones will all the good lil' kiddies be looking for in their stockings this holiday season, Android & iOS 4? or Windows Phone 7? I can hear the toilet flushing on Microsoft's mobile division...

2. jpropin

Posts: 152; Member since: May 20, 2010

Actually most kiddies don't care as long as they can use it to text. The average 7th Grader could give a crap less about apps and OS's.

3. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

The average 7th grader doesn't even have a smartphone to be able to think about apps and OS's

6. jpropin

Posts: 152; Member since: May 20, 2010

Are you serial! Been on a Jr. or H.S Campus lately? LOL Lots and lots and lots of kids are toting smartphones around. I work with kids and I see mucho of them walking around with iphones, G1's etc, droids etc....They only use them to text, but they havem em LOL

4. donzere

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 10, 2010

this shit is crap.... sorry windows apple is ruling

5. droidman

Posts: 106; Member since: Mar 17, 2010

Oh God its one of you people this is why crapple fags suck. Wait I think that bitch(fanboys suck)is going to tell us how to act appropriately on this website he's a Mr.know-it-all we can't hate on each other because he says fanboys suck

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