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What features in the leak are they upset about? It's not like anything that was leaked was game changing...

- Chip based hardware encryption (this is huge, especially for Enterprise, whoever gets this first will benefit A LOT and will have millions of new customers aka BB crowd)
- Web page compression by default on IE
etc.

As for copying stuff, there are two links (Apple, Google) that lead to ideas that were stolen from WP 7.5 Mango wink.gif
Edited by Kauke - 3/28/12 at 7:10am
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- Chip based hardware encryption (this is huge)
- Web page compression by default on IE
etc.
As for copying stuff, there are two links (Apple, Google) that lead to ideas that were stolen from WP 7.5 Mango wink.gif

But in all fairness, the features in either iOS or Android were either integrated far before the announced development and subsequent leaks of 7.5, or so far after the features were present on 7.5 phones shipping, that it's clear it's just an observe-and-adapt nature of what the competitor has already in deployment. I don't see what explicitly came out on android (or iOS) BECAUSE of a leak, as opposed to post-release mimicking. At least, I don't see a coincidental relationship between features leaked about 7.5, and then integrated into Android or iOS releases BEFORE 7.5 was launched.

Seems like they're just whining about the observe-and-adapt nature of competitive business. Hell, iOS5 blatantly copied the pull-down tray for notifications that had been in Android ever since its release (as an example).

RE chip-based hardware encryption--how is that relevant (I'm asking out of curiosity, not because I am implying it's irrelevant). Do many mobile hardware platforms support hardware encryption instructuion sets?

Do the other mobile browsers use compression now where they didn't before?
    
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iOS and Andoid WILL Copycat features brought in Windows Phone 8

Anyways Windows Phone 8 will be amazing,can't wait for it.

I have a Lumia 800 and it IS the best phone i've had,and also in comparsion to others,the S 2 and the iphone for example.

It is so easy to use,and the tile design is just a joy to use.
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It is so easy to use,and the tile design is just a joy to use.

I agree with this. Even though I don't have a windows phone, I have an android with Launcher7 which comes close. It's been my daily launcher for the past 2 months.
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Yeah I'm wondering what features were leaked...by the way it was worded you'd think WP would have sold like free gold had the leak not happened.
Speaking as a phone junkie, that is as far from the truths as possible. For most people, don't matter one bit what WP can do, the reason for not picking it up is because it is not android/ios. I wish they could understand that.

Microsoft has forgotten what it feels like to be the under dog.
I think it is slowly sinking in.

LULz! So much win in that post.. tongue.gif
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Answer me this...

Does any one think that Windows Phone is going to succeed? I mean you already got the simple and functional (iPhone) and extremely customizable (Android). What is left for people? The only people that I can think of that would think Windows Phone is great is if they simply can't figure out Android and hate Apple or don't know or care about the differences.
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Answer me this...
Does any one think that Windows Phone is going to succeed? I mean you already got the simple and functional (iPhone) and extremely customizable (Android). What is left for people? The only people that I can think of that would think Windows Phone is great is if they simply can't figure out Android and hate Apple or don't know or care about the differences.

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How can you have game changing features when asshats keep leaking them and the "innovators" just copy them?

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To be honest I have to battery pull or reboot my Android devices more than I had to on my Black Berry devices. You don't have to do that with WinPhone or iOS, at least not as much, example: 1 time a month?
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Microsoft has forgotten what it feels like to be the under dog.
I think it is slowly sinking in.

When you look at manufacturers, they're not really an underdog though. They probably make more money from Android than Google, HTC, and Motorola.

Besides, Android was an underdog before iOS and it was able to copy iOS and beat it in terms of numbers.
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