Wow, good thing the only Google service I rely on is Reader.
Comeback? Maybe IE needs a theme song: "Don't call it a comeback, I been here for years... Mama Said Knock You Out"
My Windows Phone 7.8.1 wish-list includes orientation lock, to keep the screen in portrait or landscape display, and a screen capture function. Maybe there are apps which could be developed?
I was a late adopter of BlackBerry & then a late adopter of WP7. This behavior by Microsoft encourages me to a be a late adopter of Android.
Map & navigation apps won't factor into my decision the next time I purchase a phone unless I've lost my sturdy four-year old Garmin Nuvi GPS for which I bought lifetime updates. But it's sad...
Yes print ads currently out there reinforce the notion that WP does not matter. MS is playing catch-up & the future is uncertain for WP. I've used a discount Lumia 710 since June but could...