Microsoft reminds Windows Phone users to upgrade to WP7.5 or lose Marketplace access

imageIn a blog post Microsoft has reminded Windows Phone 7 users of the upcoming changes to Marketplace which will mean devices not upgraded to Mango or higher will not be able to download or purchase applications.

The changes are said to be to enable new features, but is widely expected to be mainly about enabling stronger anti-piracy measures.

Of course upgrading to Mango should be a no-brainer for any Windows Phone user, given the numerous new features, but some users are complaining that their carrier have still not pushed out the update to fix the disappearing keyboard issue, meaning for many the upgrade would ad a new bug to their user experience, a less than ideal situation.

Read more at Microsoft here.

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