commentary Let's get one thing straight. Microsoft's mobile operating platform isn't called "Windows Phone 7."
How do I know? Because Windows Phone 8 is right around the corner.
Yet "Windows Phone 7" is exactly how CEO Steve Ballmer introduced the platform and its first nine handsets in 2010, and it's how people have commonly referred to the operating system--including CNET.
It isn't that anyone who uses the phrase is wrong, it's that "Windows Phone 7"--or "WP7" in shorthand--refers to a specific version of the OS. … Read more