44222501 story Microsoft To Abandon Windows Phone? 505 Posted by samzenpus on Sunday March 17, 2013 @06:47PM from the red-headed-step-child dept. symbolset writes "Microsoft has had some trouble as of late getting adoption of their mobile products. Even Bill Gates has said it was inadequate. Despite rave reviews of Windows Phone in the press it has failed to get double digit share of the smartphone market. Now comes reports from WMPoweruser that WP8 will lose mainstream support in July 2014."