Ballmer: Windows 8 will be released in 2012, Windows Phone to get 500 new features

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.


  1. When compared to Google’s Android and Apple iphone, Window phone was not a match for the features. Though the android gained all the attention and surpassed the iphone devices it was high time for the windows phone to come up with something unique to catch up with the growing trends in the mobile space. Mango, as the iphone 7.5 is coded as promised by the PC gaint CEO of having 500 unique features is a sure factor for curiosity and the buzz will be around soon. All I can see is to wait and watch to know if the Microsoft’s Mango is sweet or sour!

  2. seema sinha

    Microsoft is gaining the lost ground against google.Their recent releases are good.I am using latest IE and i can tell you that it is really fast.

  3. japp

    Microsoft backpedals from Ballmer’s Windows 8 comments
    One analyst, betting on late 2012, early 2013 release, says Microsoft has “one chance” to get next version of Windows right

  4. TuneUp

    Lots of exciting news from Microsoft this week – I’m glad to hear that they have confirmed Windows 8 will be ready in 2012. I’m also looking forward to the new version of the Windows phone – with 500 new features, it sounds like there will be a lot of improvement. Do you think this is going to help the Windows phone to compete with Android and the iPhone?

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