Ends With A Whimper, Not A Bang
The creating has been on the wall for Home windows Telephone for a very prolonged time. It experienced prolonged struggled to realize extra than just one or two proportion factors of marketplace share Microsoft wrote-off its Nokia hardware small business in 2015 the corporation exited the buyer marketplace in May possibly and even Invoice Gates not long ago admitted he’d switched to an Android cell phone.
The corporation experienced performed every thing but officially admit it was all over – and it is now properly performed this in a tweet yesterday by the head of Microsoft’s mobile small business, Joe Belfiore.
Belfiore nevertheless could not rather deliver himself to really use the term ‘discontinued,’ but that is properly what the tweet claims.
He admitted that there were so number of Home windows Telephone customers that developers would not even support the platform if Microsoft paid out them to do so – or even wrote the Home windows variation of their applications for them!