Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Sep 2010 21:41 UTC
Windows It's been only a mere six months since its first unveiling, but Microsoft has already announced that Windows Phone 7 has been released to manufacturing. This means device makers can start tuning the software to their hardware, leaving plenty of time to release devices before the holiday season.
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spiderman
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2008-10-23

I bought a N900 15 days ago. I love it. That tablet is da bomb. I installed libqt4-dev from the SDK repository and I compiled qmake and moc (if someone need, I can provide the binaries). I can develop and compile QT C++ programs ON DEVICE! I can't think about any other device of that size that can do that. It really is da bomb.

Now that being said, the N900 sucks as a phone. It's a computer, not a phone. I still have my old S40 phone and I still use it to receive and make phone calls. Weeks (literally) of battery life, tiny size, solidity, price, etc... The N900 does not compare with my €30 (unsubsidized) S40 phone. I use my N900 in the train and the subway to surf the web and develop software but I don't always carry it. I always have my S40 phone.

Edited 2010-09-02 13:27 UTC

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ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

Well, sure - the N900 is a full mobile computer that runs a passable phone app. Android is a little less computer, a little better phone app (based on my son's Vibrant and wife's Cliq); the iPhone even less computer, more phone (based on several friends experiences).

None are as good of a voice-phone as my ond Samsung or (apparently) your S40.

So, if all the OP cares about is voice, why buy a smartphone?!?

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