Microsoft dropped support for Windows Phone 8.1 in July, and HP saidlast week that it would no longer build its Elite X3 handset for Windows 10 Mobiles. He added that Microsoft will continue to support the platform with security updates and bug fixes in response to a question asking if Microsoft will still support people who are using Windows Phone OS. Belfiore confirmed that Microsoft had tried to incentivise app developers for the platform but that the number of users was too low to attract investment. But no one at Microsoft, not even Bill Gates officially admitted the death of Windows mobile. According to analytics group NetMarketShare, Windows Phones account for just 0.87 percent of the total market, while iOS boasts 32.24 percent and Android leads with 65.53 percent. The decision was made amid the company's increased efforts in developing apps for other platforms. The platform had a tiny fraction of the volumes of users running Google's Android or Apple's iOS, which made it exceptionally hard to generate any meaningful revenue from Windows. Microsoftdropped support for Windows Phone 8.1 earlier this year.
'We regret to inform you that at the end of March, the app version you're using is no longer supported and you cannot send and receive messages.
So, Windows Phone users, what are you thoughts on this? In 2015, it took a $7.6 billion write-down on its Nokia business and axed thousands of jobs.
To make things even more obvious, just in case you didn't get it, Joe Belfiore himself stopped using his own Windows phone some time ago.
As VentureBeat reported, Microsoft laid off nearly 2,000 employees in 2016, which mostly affected its mobile hardware division in Finland.
The main problem is that application developers do not want to invest into a platform that it is not largely embraced, while users do not want to buy a smartphone without a rich ecosystem of applications.
The Barcelona captain is now second on the all-time appearance list for the club, trailing only former midfield partner Xavi. The 33-year-old Iniesta has played 639 matches for the club since making his debut with the first team in October 2002.
The incident occurred about an hour into the concert , during Manson's cover of Eurythmics' " Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)". A loving fan wrote: "I just heard the news, get well soon Manson I love you. velvetcoke#marilynmanson #90s #quote #lb".
But debris-filled roads and a shortage of truck drivers make distributing those supplies to the hardest-hit areas difficult. There were conflicting figures: A day earlier, FEMA said it had distributed 167,000 meals and 539,000 bottles of water.
On Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a major military operation was underway in the province of Idlib. The newly launched operation is regarded as a strong push for establishing the fourth zone, to be set up in Idlib.
He then proceeded to expose himself and allegedly masturbated in front of her and then ejaculated into a nearby plant. Weinstein then asked her to "stand there and shut up" while he masturbated in front of her, leaving her stunned.
Officials said Pakistani troops opened unprovoked and indiscriminate fire on Indian forward posts in Poonch . Three civilians were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while one on Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
After the teams left the field, officials ruled there were two seconds left when Johnson went down, leaving time for another play. In addition to a 49-game nonconference winning streak, the Tigers are 35-0 all-time against Sun Belt teams.
The refugee crisis erupted after ARSA raids on Myanmar police posts on August 25 prompted a brutal military backlash. As many as 91,423 Rohingya have already been registered, and some 9,000 more join that list every day, he said.
A man has been arrested after a vehicle ploughed into pedestrians on a pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London . But police later said the incident was not "terrorist-related" and is being treated as a road traffic collision.
In any case, the browser will be bringing nearly the same functions as PC on both Android and iOS platforms. The launcher comes with a feed like Google Now that shows top news, events of the day, and most used apps.
Meanwhile, op-eds and letters to the editor register Indigenous people's objections to Columbus as worthy of commemoration. Norwalk police said they are investigating vandalism of a statue of Columbus , but did not release any other details.
The "Mary Jane's Last Dance" singer achieved fame as the frontman for Tom Petty and the Hesrtbreakers in the 1970s. One week later the rock legend would be dead, after suffering cardiac arrest in the early morning of October 2.
AT&T has confirmed that it will be selling the iPhone X, and pre-orders begin on October 27 with availability starting November 3. Verizon will offer the iPhone X at the same time as the rest of the industry, though we haven't received word on promotions yet.
Australian captain Steve Smith on Saturday left his country's tour of India because of a shoulder injury, the team announced. Shikhar Dhawan and Ashish Nehra are back in the team while the rest of the XI will remain same as in the ODI series .
But in July and August, a string of pre-order debacles got retro video game fans worrying that Nintendo's promises meant nothing. It's not an easy solution at all, but one Redditor acquired a ROM of Star Fox 2 running on an actual, authentic Super Nintendo .
Equality campaign co-leader Alex Greenwich said the financial support came at the critical halfway point in the debate. For those that have not yet completed their same-sex marriage survey, you have just a little over five weeks to do so.
He later booked a second room for August 3 through August 6, the same days as Lollapalooza in Grant Park. She said she loved Paddock as a "kind, caring, quiet man" and hoped they would have a future together.
The Calgary-based company said previously that it was suspending its efforts to get regulatory approvals for the mega projects. Heurtel asked TransCanada Pipelines to supply a report on the environmental impact of Energy East in Quebec.
Many Netflix subscribers across the United States are going to be a little lighter in the wallet starting next month. The price changes applied immediately to new customers and will roll out in the weeks ahead to current subscribers.
Civilian air operations at Srinagar airport, which were shut down for about three hours during the attack, were resumed at 10 am. The area where the attack took place falls is an area of central district of Budgam which is considered as "most secured".
Yesterday we reported that Sony was releasing an updated PSVR model with a slightly improved design. The new PlayStation VR with model number CUH-ZVR2 now comes with integrated stereo headphone cables.
Paris: At least three fans were seriously injured when a barrier collapsed at the front of a stand during a French soccer match. Lille supporters fall onto the field after midfielder Ibrahim Amadou scored against Amiens .
Russian Federation has been quietly aiding North Korea via a web of shell companies on the border with the Stalinist state. But in the Korean Peninsula, Russia's increasing involvement is welcomed by one of the US key ally in the region, too.
The artist revealed his plans on the eve of the rugby league final in Sydney, where he will perform the hit song . Local media reported Dutton later said there could perhaps be two songs, one against same-sex marriage.