Stephen Chapman over at ZDnet did some investigating into some Microsoft job postings and employee résumés. What he found was evidence pointing to the possibility of both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 being built on the same kernal.
Résumé of a former Program Manager:
Résumé from a HTC Senior Product Planner:
Chapman doesn't stop with the above, here's another résumé quote that will be of interest to many users:
Finally, we have a quote from a résumé that lists Windows Phone updates:
While the above quotes aren't concrete proof that any of it is true, we can at least speculate that Microsoft are pushing for a unified ecosystem where PCs, tablets and phones all run the same kernal and UI, that they intend to bring voice control to emails and we're already aware of the Tango update being minor so two minor updates seems a possibility.
Source: ZDnet, via: MobileTechWorld
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