Originally Posted by MadSci
This is Rumor Control:
This is a potential issue for ALL cell phones! Tried to stuff iOS 5 onto your iPhone 2 lately? As for Android, it matters little what Google does, as the Carriers lock things down and then delay or simply abandon the idea of upgrading devices all together. Look it up and you will find that the overwhelming majority of Android devices are now 3 generations away form eating their Ice Cream Sandwiches.
If Ars Technica wanted to be honest about it, they should have said that while Android and iPhone Users can expect to have their devices abandoned, it waits to be seen how Microsoft will handle this next generation of their Phone OS
Exactly right. This has been going on in the technology world since the very beginning. Anyone remember the Fairchild Channel F?
I'm happy with my Lumia. My only fear is that the current inventory of apps will be lost when Windows Phone 8 comes out. I hope Microsoft will keep them available for the next 2 years.