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Windows 7: Single-click Windows Mobile updates

14 Apr 2009   #1

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Single-click Windows Mobile updates

Last month there was a job posting on March 12 that quickly led to speculation around whether or not Microsoft was planning to revamp the updating system for its Windows Mobile platform. The general consensus is that the change won't come until version 7.0, but after that, Microsoft is aiming to deliver more frequent updates to customers of Windows phones. Officially, Microsoft has yet to announce anything, but another job posting, this one from April 10, made on Microsoft Careers seems to further confirm the original theory:

"Have you wished to see your Windows Mobile phone with new features "magically" show up without you buying a new one? Do you want to see greater and better quality and cool software delivered to your love ones’ Windows phones from just a click? If this is your dream, this is a place for you. Come join us to make this dream into reality! With the mobile industry’s strong growth and several competitors playing in the field, we are going to have a challenging but fun time to show customers what Windows phone can become in the next few years.

We are in Windows Mobile device update team. Our goal is to enable customers to anticipate and enjoy a predictable stream of new and improved capabilities for their Windows Phone via a Device Update service that is worry-free and easy-to-use. Broad scope and impact, deep technologies, engineering challenges, partner interfacing with OEMs and MS internal partners, and fast pace delivery are all part of our charter. In the agile development environment, you will be working with PM/architect/test and partner teams to deliver critical stack of the update solution. You will lead a team of smart developers to solve problems in mobile OS, PC applications, and interacting with web services."

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