Welcome behind to a weekly Windows 10 Mobile news summation series, where we go over a tip stories of a past week in a universe of Microsoft’s mobile handling system. Let’s get started.
Satya Nadella tells all in his book, hints during Surface Phone.
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, recently told us utterly a bit in his new book, Hit Refresh. One of a many important tools of a book is a bit where he spoke about a merger of Lumia, and how it noted an ascending conflict that a association couldn’t win. Satya certified that he voted “no” to a merger put onward by Steve Ballmer, and felt like Microsoft was chasing Google’s coattails perplexing to settle a mobile foothold.
Nadella finished adult giving us a spark of hope, though. He goes on to contend that “What we indispensable many was a uninformed and particular proceed to mobile computing,” and “Where we went wrong was unwell to commend a good strengths were already partial of a essence of a company.” These asides seem to me like they spirit during Microsoft’s skeleton to excavate into a new form of device – maybe even a prolonged rumored Surface Phone.
HP defies rumors, will continue to sell Elite x3 until 2019
The village got all adult in a tizzy this week, as rumors started flying that HP would be discontinuing a prolongation and sale of a HP Elite x3 this entrance November. As it turns out, these rumors were totally bunk. HP came out opposite these rumors, revelation us that they devise to continue offered a HP Elite x3 until 2019 – so, there’s utterly a bit some-more gas left in that tank. While it’s not accurately a savior of Windows Phone, a Elite x3 is a plain device, and it’s good to see it hang around.
WeChat dropping support for Windows 10 Mobile
Another week, another app forsaken from Windows 10 Mobile. This week, it’s WeChat – one of a many renouned messaging applications in China. Windows 10 Mobile never unequivocally overwhelmed a marketplace in China, even compared to a rest of a world, so this isn’t unequivocally surprising. Users of a app on Windows 10 Mobile were recently greeted with a summary observant that it’s no longer supported, and a ask to switch over to a iOS or Android version.
280 characters on Twitter already display adult on Windows Mobile
Twitter users, rejoice! Just about everybody on Twitter has now listened that a website is switching over to 280 impression tweets in regions that use some-more boring languages, like English. This change is being tested with a handful of users, and will be swelling out over time as Twitter gets an thought about how they wish to hoop it. If we use Twitter on Windows 10 Mobile and were comparison as one of a testers, we should already be means to strech that new limit.
We’ll see we subsequent week with some-more Windows 10 Mobile news!