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The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest March 20, 2013. Reuters/Bogdan Cristel

Windows Mobile 10 is the new name that Microsoft will be using for its Windows 10 smartphone operating system, according to recent reports. Previously, IBTimes had reported that Microsoft will allegedly be phasing out the Windows Phone brand name. In addition, all existing handsets running on Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 will be upgraded to Windows 10 OS designed for phones.

The IBTimes post says that even though the Redmond tech giant will launch different kinds of devices in 2015, all of them will be reportedly shipped with Windows 10 OS, which will appear slightly unique on different devices like desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones. WM Power User says that Microsoft internally refers to the Windows 10 for handsets as Windows Mobile 10.

Nokia Power User spotted a job profile submitted by a program manager for Windows operating system that reads that after working on Windows Phone 8.1, his current project is Windows Mobile 10. WM Power User says that the "Windows Mobile 10" moniker will help in avoiding confusion for the Windows 10 edition designed for desktops and tablets and the one that will come preloaded on Microsoft Lumia smartphones.

Nokia Power User states that Windows Mobile 10 will come with a handful of new features. The new interactive tiles will function like a widget that will easily allow users to interact with a desired app without leaving the start screen. Even notifications can be accessed through the interactive tiles. The notification centre will not only allow users to perform various actions, like responding to text messages, app notifications and so on, but also come with a tweaked user interface along with numerous control options. Flyout tiles is also another feature that is expected to come with Windows Mobile 10, which will allow users to split a tile into multiple tiles to view alerts and messages from the app.

Another "evidence" that indicates Microsoft will be using the new OS moniker for its smartphones is supposedly the frequent references to Windows Mobile 10 in the recently leaked Windows 10 build 9901, says BGR. As of this writing, Microsoft has not confirmed anything on the Windows Mobile 10 moniker and its features. Microsoft will be launching the Windows 10 Consumer Experience on Jan. 21. The event will reveal a lot of information on Windows Mobile 10 features.

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