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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2006-03-28

Haha - man, if you can't find stable HTC device, then I really wonder, who can choose you as an IT consultant? :-) No offence, it is just that I live with HTC for so long, and I never ever seen a dialer crash. So you might be either unlucky, or they ship strange variants to US, or I don't know what. I own HTC Sensation, and HTC One X, and both work like a charm.

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Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

And if your kneejerk reaction is to blame the user, I wonder who would choose you as a consultant? Just because you haven't seen it happen doesn't mean it's not true; if that is your world view I'd strongly suggest you learn some humility.

Your Sensation and One X are newer devices than the the MyTouch 4G, and I'm sure you're running ICS on your Sensation right? That alone could make a difference. Just as with the Motorola phones, I'm not the only person in the world with the issues I've described. If you really are a champion of HTC I'm sure you've visited the various forums and seen the reported issues. That is, if you're not blinding yourself in your obvious fanboyism.

I do really like HTC devices, my current phone is HTC and the quality is superb. I have a feeling if I had gone with the HTC Evo Shift instead of the Admiral it would be a different story. To my knowledge the Evo Shift is nearly a clone of the Arrive, minus a few CPU MHz.

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