Windows Phone looked to be a contender in the arena, taking on Android and iOS when it bounced on to the scene five years ago. Things have changed for the big M, and not for the better.

Microsoft brought in its range of Windows Phone 7 handsets as a true alternative to Apple and Android and I have a few friends that bought in to it and really enjoyed their handsets and how they seamlessly integrated with their PCs. But, alas, it is time for Microsoft to admit that this was an experiment that failed.

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