Microsoft Steps Up Its Smartphone Game
Jun 25th 2012 8:08PM
Updated Jun 25th 2012 8:10PM
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Microsoft made history this week. In announcing its Surface tablet, a story that's been dominating much of the tech discourse, it fundamentally shifted its mobile strategy, and just in the nick of time. With Apple and Google commanding ever-growing shares of the tablet and smartphone market, Microsoft was faced with possibly losing its chance to break into these booming markets. In that spirit, Microsoft also made waves, announcing that it will also refresh its lackluster Windows phone.
Of course, when Microsoft moves, it commands the attention of everyone in tech. However, with past attempts gaining little traction in the market, does Microsoft stand a chance to break into the smartphone market in a meaningful way? Watch the video to get all the details about Microsoft's plans for its Windows phone.
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