Windows Phone 7 Update Bricking Some Samsung Omnia Phones

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The update before the actual update was meant to make things smoother when NoDo was released in early March. That's not been the case for some Samsung Omnia users. Users with firmware versions JI9 and JJ4 are experiencing some not so great issues. The trouble occurs at stage 6 of the 10 stage update. Instead of successfully rebooting, the user receives the following … [Read more...]

Will Carriers Have Control Over Windows Phone 7 Updates?

During the Windows Phone 7 launch, one of the features that we thought sounded the most useful is the ability for Microsoft to roll out system updates across all handsets and all carriers at once, rather than dolling them out individually, as is the case with Android. Now it looks like that may not be happening. In the Windows Weekly Podcast with Paul Thurrott, around 31 … [Read more...]