One of the greatest challenges facing any software firm is pushing out updates. Hardware fragmentation, different languages, and a host of other problems ensure that putting out an upgrade can tend to be a nightmare. This is especially true within the mobile industry, which has a particular notoriety in this area.
Good news has come for Microsoft on this front however. As reported by AdDuplex in its figures for November, Windows Phone 8.1 is now installed on 50.5% of all Windows Phone devices worldwide. Containing a number of usability upgrades and features to achieve parity in certain areas with iOS and Android, Redmond have been pushing the update hard, committing to upgrading every device it can. While certain manufacturers have either reported issues with the upgrade or have just plain ignored it, nearly every current Lumia device now runs the new software.
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