Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jun 2012 23:34 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Bloomberg: "Microsoft, which has tightly controlled the number of ARM-based devices it is supporting at first to ensure quality, opted not to work with HTC after initial discussions with the company, said two people familiar with the matter. The world's largest software maker decided HTC didn't have the sales volume needed and had less tablet experience than some of the other vendors it could choose to work with for the first round of devices, the people said." HTC was the first company to build a Microsoft-powered smartphone. Now, they're not allowed to build Windows 8 tablets.
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Just today I took a peek at a coworker's Galaxy Nexus with ICS, it seems very fast and stable. She said she has not had a single issue with it, apart from not being able to figure out how to copy content to her computer (which I showed her how to do).

If I can get enough for my Admiral on a resale, I might just save up the extra needed and get a Nexus. I'd be willing to give Android one more shot based on the five minutes I spent with hers, as well as her responses when I asked her about stability.

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