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post #21 of 34
Wait what? MS doing something sensible and benificial for the people who want to use their devices to their full potential?
Are pigs flying is the sky falling am I dreaming?
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Sweet, I tried WP7 on a dual boot on my HD2... I didn't care for it at all though. Maybe in a year or so, but I love Android too much.

Now my wife on the other hand, she fell in love with WP7 on it..
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post #23 of 34
Microsoft aren't doing it because they want to cater to the wants of WP7 users. They're just following the age-old philosophy of "an enemy of my enemy is my friend."
    
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post #24 of 34
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.

Maybe?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 5entinel;12076463 
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=284421

Not unexpected. I'm figuring it is a mercy move. If MS is openly going to let him crack it for free and with their support, they are probably hoping he will return the favor and not openly distribute anything too vital. WP7 is a phone, and according to current law, a phone can be cracked.

inb4SonyhaterspraiseMS.
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post #26 of 34
Same thing the government has done. They placed a open ad to hackers out there to be on there side, and be employed by the government to look for loops holes in there systems.

If you cant beat them, recruit them.
post #27 of 34
Ericsson makes some damn good phones, at least in the past. My k800 has taken a bigger beating than rhianna while she was dating chris brown and still manages to work at 100%. I can also attest to the picture quality. Still damn good and one of the rarities with a xenon flash. That being said sony can go to hell with their latest craptastical lineup of products.
post #28 of 34
I'm not surprised, he put a big blow on Sony.

I see this as a way to keep him on their good side.
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post #29 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by SecrtAgentMan;12079173 
I'm not surprised, he put a big blow on Sony.

I see this as a way to keep him on their good side.

It's not really about Sony, at least anywhere near as much as it is about Apple.
Phone dev is a much much MUCH different story than console hacking. In fact, if there was any relation with this W7 phone thing to the whole PS3 situation - I'd be surprised.

The guy's comments about W7 phone development, not cracking it a la the PS3.
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Not unexpected. I'm figuring it is a mercy move. If MS is openly going to let him crack it for free and with their support, they are probably hoping he will return the favor and not openly distribute anything too vital. WP7 is a phone, and according to current law, a phone can be cracked.

hell even if the law says it isn't - it really has nothing to do with the PlayStation to begin with. The article just makes it seem that way because of the recent events.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 1/20/11 at 10:43am
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post #30 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by gbrilliantq;12078973 
Sweet, I tried WP7 on a dual boot on my HD2... I didn't care for it at all though. Maybe in a year or so, but I love Android too much.

Now my wife on the other hand, she fell in love with WP7 on it..

i am relay liking WP7 on my HD2, i will most likely go back to android in a few days, but WP7 is great.
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