Ah, internets, you fickle thing, you. You made us believe that the likelihood of seeing WM6 upgrades for our current WM5 devices was very high, since you told us that Microsoft had given all their vendors free licenses to upgrade current devices.

Not so, says an MS spokesperson to Brighthand. Not so.

Ah well. I guess that means I'll be buying new devices to get my Windows Mobile 6 fix. Like you thought I wouldn't be anyway.

Last week, it was reported by several web sites that Microsoft is not going to charge a license fee to companies who want to issue Windows Mobile 6 upgrades for current devices.

According to a Microsoft spokesperson, this is not exactly true.

Read: Report of Free Windows Mobile 6 Licenses an Oversimplification