Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 22:58 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Nokia is set to market their first Windows Phone 8 hardware differently, according to a report by the Financial Times. The manufacturer will be entering into partnerships with a handful of EU carriers to exclusively launch their next generation Windows Phone. The newspaper states the company has already entered into talks with a number of operators including France Telecom." Not to be a spoilsport or anything, but doesn't carrier exclusivity kind of rely on people actually, you know, desperately wanting a certain device? It's like Nokia's executives live in this fairytale land where people are actually buying Lumias and plan their actions accordingly. It's uncanny.
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RE: Comment by ronaldst
by MOS6510 on Tue 24th Jul 2012 11:00 UTC in reply to "Comment by ronaldst"
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

Running around naked in the streets screaming hysterically won't beam any feeling of confidence in to potential customers and share holders (both of them).

So it's better to pretend they're happy campers I guess.

But Nokia can make nice phones, hardware wise. It's the software that failed them when the iPhones and Android arrived.

I have a Nokia 1101 somewhere and it's one of my all time favorite phones.

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RE[2]: Comment by ronaldst
by zima on Fri 27th Jul 2012 02:21 in reply to "RE: Comment by ronaldst"
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2005-07-06

And for what they are, hardware-wise (quite meagre, I stumbled once on some technical details about it), 1100 and similar have great software.

PS. I decided to check out what the golden web reference standard says about those phones ...and they were sort of there, the details http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Nokia_1100 (from "I have some additional technical info") - not using external RAM is probably most ~charming.

Edited 2012-07-27 02:29 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by ronaldst
by MOS6510 on Fri 27th Jul 2012 06:47 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by ronaldst"
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2011-05-12

What I like about it that's is simple. This also makes it very quick to call people. When I used it I put my favorites under speed dial and rarely had to visit the address book. Checking out missed calls or calling back was easy. Hit one button and your taking to the list, scroll up/down, hit the call button. Much faster than on a smart phone.

The battery would last for days and days.

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