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Bad news Windows Phone 7 users, if you were hoping for a quick software update to solve the lack of copy and past on your phone, get ready to be patient.
Yes, as it turns out Microsoft has reconfirmed that it will not be trotting out a fix in the next few days as was once hoped, but will instead issue an update in early 2011. That’s right, next year.
Oddly enough, Microsoft called that “a matter of weeks,” which may indicate that Microsoft is confused of the current date, or is perhaps going to ship it on the first of January.
At least in our books, a minimum two month wait is not “a matter of weeks.” This is the statement in question:
Critics have commented on the lack of specific features like copy & paste and lack of 100s of thousands of applications. And while both are true, copy & paste will be available as an update in a matter of weeks (early 2011) and as for applications, it’s just a matter of time.
And there you have it. The wait begins now, people, get ready for pasting come the new year.
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