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This article was published on October 29, 2013


Forget Windows Phone 9, here’s Windows Phone 95

Forget Windows Phone 9, here’s Windows Phone 95 Image by: AFP/Getty Images
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Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

What will happen next year when Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia’s Devices & Services division? Hopefully, not this:

This reminds me of a little anecdote from just a few weeks ago. Microsoft has a video series called Inside Windows Phone, which today has 65 episodes featuring interviews with the designers, product managers, and developers coding the Windows Phone OS and developer platform. I didn’t know this at the time, and had to do a double take to make sure Microsoft wasn’t building a 64-bit version of its mobile operating system when it posted a title that started with “Inside Windows Phone 64.”

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