Microsoft announced that only a measly 13 Windows Phones will get the new Windows 10 Creators Update. The list of Windows Phone on that list mostly represents the latest hardware running Windows within the mobile space.
For a company that is trying to be a world market leader in the mobile space. Launching a new mobile operating system and availing it to a very limited number of devices, sure seems like the right way to NOT become a world market leader. Unless of course, Microsoft has given up the fight to capture the mobile market, given the tight grip Google has on it with its Android mobile OS.
When you look at the PC space, where Microsoft is undeniably the world market leader, you notice virtually all PCs that have any version of the Windows 10 OS are eligible for Creators Update. So why did Microsoft not do so to all, if not some, of the mobile hardware running any flavor of Windows 10 mobile?
This decision seems like what the former Microsoft CEO Steve Baller would not do and is a new strategic thinking by …read more