When Windows Phone was first unveiled back in 2010 as “Windows Phone Series 7,” its ambitions were lofty but its prospects were bleak. Many people covering the mobile market at the time were rooting for Microsoft to succeed, but we all knew that the likelihood of success was slim. Well, most of us knew, apart from a few delusional analysts. In fact, one such market watcher predicted that Microsoft’s mobile market share would surpass both iOS and Android in 2013. Yeah, not so much.