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I was able to demo a W7 phone in AT&T the other day and I have to say I was impressed with the speed and how intuitive it was. If it was able to get at least the majority of popular apps that are available to Android and iPhone, I'd highly consider it for my next phone.
 
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I don't remember them offering a free phone to the iXtreme team. wth.gif
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post #13 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo;12077341 
...this has nothing to do with Sony, PS3, or XBox.

MS is giving him a Windows 7 phone.


Why? It has to do with smartphones. Is Sony-Ericson even still around?
Sony designs a lot of electronics but so do other firms.

you have to be kidding me. sony has one of the nicest phones on the market. it's just hindered by a lagging 2.1 operating system. this is their newest errison that is coming out http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/sony-ericsson-xperia-arc-reality-display-vs-retina-display-f/#

although it's not big in the states, it sells very well in european countries.
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I always did like my Sony-Erricson dumb phones.
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post #15 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo;12077341 
...this has nothing to do with Sony, PS3, or XBox.

MS is giving him a Windows 7 phone.


Why? It has to do with smartphones. Is Sony-Ericson even still around?

Sony designs a lot of electronics but so do other firms.
But if they (Microsoft) already have Hotz on board, there's a possibility that they might ask him to be involved in other projects, such as console security.

And Sony is bound to be at least a little bit annoyed. Even if it's a completely different product, their competitor has "embraced" the guy who just kicked them between the legs.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [Adz];12078237 
But if they (Microsoft) already have Hotz on board, there's a possibility that they might ask him to be involved in other projects, such as console security.

And Sony is bound to be at least a little bit annoyed. Even if it's a completely different product, their competitor has "embraced" the guy who just kicked them between the legs.

Could not have said it better myself. This could be a wonderfull chance for Microsoft to blow the doors open on their app market for the Windows Phone 7 to put pressure on Android and Apple. Very smart move and hope they make the best of it. I am still shocked that they actualy did this.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soilentblue;12077903 
you have to be kidding me. sony has one of the nicest phones on the market. it's just hindered by a lagging 2.1 operating system. this is their newest errison that is coming out http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/sony-ericsson-xperia-arc-reality-display-vs-retina-display-f/#

although it's not big in the states, it sells very well in european countries.
Kidding? Sony-Ericsson has had multiple layoffs and people are questioning their long-term survival in the mobile market.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soilentblue;12077903 
you have to be kidding me. sony has one of the nicest phones on the market. it's just hindered by a lagging 2.1 operating system. this is their newest errison that is coming out http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/sony-ericsson-xperia-arc-reality-display-vs-retina-display-f/#

although it's not big in the states, it sells very well in european countries.

one of the best phones? just no.....wth.gif
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Might get a Win 7 phone when he breaks it smile.gif
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I think this is cute :3
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