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post #31 of 74
Hey I know this is a little off topic but I was considering getting a HTC Arrive with w7 since I can get it free thru sprint, but I can't decide between that and the LG Marquee or the Samsung Conquer 4g. Where I live I can't get 4g anyways, I've had a 3g/4g broadband card for 2 years monday and haven't ever used it because 4g never came like they promised when I bought it. Any input on which of those 3 phones would be the best one? They're all free btw.


edit: I loved my HTC Touch with Windows Phone 6.5, had multitasking and copy paste which spoiled me and would like both those features but also would like flash support.
post #32 of 74
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Originally Posted by formula m View Post


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Read more: HERE


Again, it was inevitable...      Android was a fad...


OP, why would you troll with comments like this? It comes across as arrogant and short-minded. I mean, I really enjoy my Windows Phone 7, but this just creates anger, and saying Android is a fad is not true. It's been a success, and for WP7 to surpass Android will be insanely hard and quite an accomplishment. I like WP7, but I'm not about to say it's going to replace Android just yet; it has a long ways to go.
Edited by whitingnick - 4/22/12 at 1:28pm
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post #33 of 74
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and MS's history with Windows Mobile shows your proof in their dominance of the mobile market right?

Except that Windows Mobile was never the dominant platform. That title belonged to Nokia and Symbian pretty much from the start, and they had it right up until Android took it from them.

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Symbian is also an open platform. Coincidence? I think not.
    
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post #34 of 74
android ftw
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I gotta agree that I like the feel of windows phone more than android. The same smoothness as in iOS, and very simple to use while not lacking features (well people are making more apps for the platform, which are mostly games).
    
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Where's Linux at? Running the majority of the world's servers and the best position it's been in for years thumb.gif

So your response to a question about a client OS platform is seriously to respond with web server statistics?
post #37 of 74
The author of the article totally failed to mention that Larry Page said this in the Oracle v. Google case claiming that Google is infringing on Oracle's Java API copyrights. Of course he's going to downplay the importance of Android in this case. While I do believe that Android isn't critical for Google to survive, it is still somewhat important that Android thrives.
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i think it's going to be interesting to see how these things go. i doubt Android is just a fad as it's very deeply rooted but Windows phone will definitely affect either OSX or Android.
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Heh, this is cute.

Let me lay this out for you. IF (big if, considering the judges already outspoken distaste for the trial, and the general consensus among most analysts, legal, and technorati that niether side has a very strong case) Oracle beats Google, Google will simply pay a fine and probably license fees. I dont know if you checked, but Google makes a lot of money across a lot of platforms - and I'm talking profit, not operating revenue. given it's current momentum they could easily offset these costs with licensing fees of their own (which would suck, as this means prices go up, but you're already paying premiums for other devices as well).

Android wont die. Even in the worst case scenario, It'll be 3 years before Microsoft gets anywhere close to Android or iOS marketshare simply due to turnover and life expectancies of products even if Android suddenly becomes illegal to produce and sell.

That's not to say anything bad about windows phone. It's an excellent product, and even though everyone hates on the ecosystem it's actually really good. 70,000 apps. Think about that for a second. "Well thats small compared to-" No. It's at least 700 times more than you're ever likely to use, and at this point Microsoft actually has one of the best Quality:Quantity ratios because they're paying "upper tier" developers to come over to their side, and that's only accelerating. They'll make a big deal out of Apollo or whatever they're calling the next big version (wouldn't be surprised if it's Windows Phone 8 time with the Windows 8 launch considering how big of a stiffy Balmer has for the whole unification thing) because the whole point from their perspective is to upgrade the Kernel for Windows CE (which is old old old and apparently crap) to a newer kernel, but it's not yet confirmed if it's the same or at least spiritual relative of the Windows 8 NT kernel. Time will tell. I'm rambling.

Windows 8 has it's pros and cons. But it's got a long way to go and stiff competition, and this Oracle vs Google thing - regardless of outcome - will not give windows a competitive advantage. They have to make their own, and they're on the right track, but so are Google and Apple in their own way.
    
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Leave Android for crappy devices,forever alone geeks,people with no money,and people with no taste

So... lachen.gif .... much .... lachen.gif ...... Delusion ... puke.gif

I have to agree i like Android more as well, its been a pleasure to use for the past months. Healthy competition is needed.
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