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Windows Phone Name To Be Scrapped By Microsoft

It appears Windows Phone shall be scrapped by Microsoft in favour of the identify “Windows” on cellular units

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Microsoft is rumoured to be planning to drop the Windows Phone identify from its units. According to leaked paperwork all new units will probably be known as simply Windows handsets or tablets within the close to future.

A leaked picture has appeared on-line displaying an upcoming gadget. The My Go GoFone GF47W handset is rumoured to be launched quickly and the textual content on the again solely exhibits the “Windows” identify on the again, the "Phone" element is absent.

Round the entrance of the handset there will even solely be a easy circle on the underside bezel that acts as a Home button, which is as an alternative of the standard Windows emblem.

It’s at present unclear whether or not Windows will exchange the identify of all Windows Phone units or if it’s just for a choose few. Other reviews have prompt future Windows Phone units will even include the common Windows emblem, not the beforehand used Windows Phone emblem.

We’ve additionally seen rumours of Microsoft changing the Nokia Lumia line with simply the identify Lumia. Reports recommend all future Nokia Lumia units will now be simply known as Lumia with the Nokia Lumia 730 and Nokia Lumia 830 being the final to make use of the previous naming conference.

Other reviews for a few months now have steered Microsoft is aspiring to unify all its units underneath one model identify. Do you assume the identify Windows will assist to streamline the Microsoft line of units? Let us know your opinion within the feedback down under.

We’ve beforehand seen rumours of the model new Windows N working system. The transfer to drop Windows Phone may come at an analogous time, head over to the hyperlink to study all the newest on Windows 9. 

James Peckham 12:19, 15 Sep 2014
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