The Series in Windows Phone 7 Series means regular “on the fly” OS updates

windowsphoneIt has not been clear what the Series in Windows Phone 7 Series means.  Now PCMag has been able to clarify the strangely elongated name.

Microsoft’s Rena Lunak explained "Series" means that Windows Phone 7 will be continuously updated, and that phones will be able to receive updates – just like Google Android phones or Apple iPhones. There will no longer be dot or even more minor point updates, in fact there will only be one Windows Phone 7s that can be upgraded on the fly.

Of course this is great news. Now if Microsoft could only convey this without such a clumsy name…

Read more at PCMag here.