Windows Phone 8

Will Microsoft save RIM?

My how the mighty have fallen.

RIM, once a household name thanks to the then-ubiquitous BlackBerry, has seen competitors, namely Apple, eat its lunch. And its future prospects look more and more bleak each day.

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8

Windows 8 may be the biggest, boldest bet Microsoft has made in recent memory, and perhaps ever.

And the stakes got a lot higher for Microsoft on Wednesday as it announced what some had been speculating would come to pass: a new version of Windows Phone.