Via the Microsoft Support pages, they have announced that they will no longer be supporting Windows Phone 8 on July 8, 2014, followed shortly thereafter by the end of support for Windows 7.8 which will no longer receive support on September 9, 2014. According to Microsoft, Windows 8 platforms started receiving support earlier (December 14) while Windows 7.8 started getting support later on February 9. The tech giant likes to keep support for their products at least 18 months. Read the full story here.
Microsoft’s efforts to evolve technology have become blatantly apparent with the announcement to stop support for Windows 7.8 and Windows 8 next year.