Windows 8 works fine with an alias login, and also auto migrated the Metro mail account from hotmail type acount to Outlook.com account when forced to the new outlook.com alias. Skype did not, and...
If BB10 had come out at the same time as WP7, WP would be a long 4rth runner
My LG E900 just updated to 7.8 after force checking for updates.
Strange thing is from what I've read this phone was not supposed to get the update...
Looks "fresh" and METROish and new - very good
The top add is a little over-sized and over catches your attention.