Josh Lowensohn at CNet News writes in a recent blog post that in an e-mail exchange with ZDnet, Microsoft reiterated that it will "push Windows Phone 7 software updates to end users," while adding that "all Windows Phone 7 devices will be eligible for updates." These are two very big things that bode well for early adopters of the handset, but also put pressure on Microsoft to keep that promise as the Windows Phone platform ages.

The post also talks about different smart phone OS update release strategies of Apple, Google, and RIM. Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-20022445-75.html