Talk about marking your territory. HTC essentially flipped Nokia the bird by dropping the name of Microsoft's operating system into the Windows Phone 8X. It would be like naming a handset the "Samsung Galaxy Android phone." HTC's bold-but-brief surge to displace Nokia as Microsoft's OS darling has proven ultimately ineffective, even more so in light of Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's hardware-making arm.
December 17, 2013 12:00 AM PST
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