Microsoft filing: Phone division missing internal targets
Filings to the SEC by Microsoft shed light on the company's $7.5 billion write-down last month. The documents detail that the Phone Hardware division was failing to hit internal targets.
The write-down led some to believe that the end of Windows Phone was near, but Microsoft has expressed support for the platform.
Not all Windows Phones may get Windows 10 Mobile
Despite stating in the past that the company's goal was to get Windows 10 Mobile on all its Windows 8 phones, details of requirements indicate that is not the case.
Microsoft now says that it hopes to bring Windows 10 Mobile to handsets running Lumia Denim, which leaves over a third of Lumia phones ineligible.
Source: PC World
Windows 10 Mobile to allow charging phones while turned off
An individual testing Windows 10 Mobile says a recent build of the software allows his phone to remain off when the power cable is plugged in. Previously, plugging in the cable booted the phone up with no way to avoid it.
It's not clear if this is a feature that will remain or if it's just being testing by Microsoft.
Images of new Windows Phone leaked
Microsoft is expected to release two flagship Windows Phones later this year, CityMan and TalkMan. Images of what is supposed to be TalkMan have leaked online. They are engineering prototypes so don't have the final look, but Windows Phone enthusiasts are excited to see evidence of TalkMan's existence.