Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Jun 2012 20:27 UTC
Google So yeah, Google totally just won the conference showdown by easily beating both Apple and Microsoft. Not only did Google announce Android 4.1 with some really cool new features, a cheap but non-crippled tablet, and a new Android device called the Nexus Q, but they also opened up pre-orders for Google Glass. So yeah.
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RE[6]: Seriously?
by Nelson on Thu 28th Jun 2012 10:49 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Seriously?"
Nelson
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2005-11-29

I've compiled some quotes from the article you posted criticizing Windows Phone 7's networking stack.

It should prove insightful:

My Lumia 710 connects via WiFi in less than 4 seconds.
- Drumhellar

My girlfriend has a Lumia 800 and has never encountered problems like these.
- WilliamM

I have an HTC Trophy (Verizon's only WP phone), and there's no WiFi problem whatsoever, so I don't think Thom's problem is necessarily an "HTC" problem. I don't know what the cause of his problem is. I've never heard of a general WiFi problem wrt WP (sites like The Verge certainly would've ripped WP to shreds over it, were that the case.)
- MollyC

I agree. This might be a hardware issue. I have a Titan II, and Wifi reconnect (or 3G reconnect after Wifi dropoff) is usually a few seconds, and web browsing is real fast (compared to my old HTC G2 Android phone).
- sukru

yup - my lumia 800 also re-connects to wifi very fast. fast enough i've never bothered timing it (seems nearly instant)
- bitflung

I don't have the HD7, but I do own the LG e900 and I'm not having the same problems you've having with that phone.
- sagum

Like other WP 7.5 commenters, I also don't experience any WiFi issues. I have a Dell Venue Pro, and it connects in about 4 seconds.
- n4cer

Yeah, I've had absolutely no issues with WiFi on my HTC Arrive. It actually connects quicker than my FC16 laptop and iPad.

- helf

Samsung Focus - no connectivity issues here either. Yours does sound like it could be a hardware issue.
- Machester

My email, calendar and message tiles update before my PC apps do... I have my phone next to me... it chimes, I do an update on my PC to get the latest and read them. So I don't know what's up with your phone/network.
- Tuishimi

Under 2 secs on Lumia 900. I think Thom is possessed.
- frostbyte

I have an LG C900 and I have not seen any slow network stuff or broken tiles.
- DDevine

Do you see the trend? Everything points to this being an isolated Thom problem. Yet you penned an entire hit piece article trashing Windows Phone, never issued a retraction or any sort of correction, and continue to pedal the same inaccuracies as if they were some widespread issue.

You're being disingenuous Thom.

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