Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Sep 2012 16:08 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "High Tech Computer (HTC) has grown up with Microsoft, from the old HTC-built iPAQ's running on Microsoft's Pocket PC operating system, to the Orange SPV - Microsoft's first Windows smartphone. The Taiwanese company has always been a loyal aid to the software giant, but lately that close relationship has started to feel a little dated. HTC's investment in Android and its Sense user interface has taken precedent over its initial work with Windows Mobile, and the company's Windows Phone flagships have been impressive, but overshadowed by Nokia's colorful Lumia range and partnership with Microsoft. That all appears to be changing though." HTC announced some good-looking Windows Phone 8 phones (ugh) today, but from my personal experience of owning several devices from both brands for over a decade, Nokia has the edge on quality. Good to see a serious commitment to WP8 though - we wouldn't want the Android dominance to continue.
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I'm fine with a discussion, but blatantly mischaracterizing my position for the Nth time, going so far as to source various quotes, starts to wear on me.

In fact, this would've been an opportune time to discuss the upsides of the web.

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Alfman Member since:


I don't think I've characterised your position, I was asking you to clarify it since there does *seem* to be a discrepancy. Like why you bashed all web developers for choosing to use JS/HTML to write web apps to reach the most people. Then in this thread you dismiss the ability to install one's own apps on a device on account of the wide availability of web apps. It wouldn't seem like the same person would make those seemingly opposing claims.

Anyways, unless an apology is forthcoming, I don't see any reason for me to stick around and continue to pollute osnews with this bickering of ours.

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Nelson Member since:

Again, for what possibly is the forth time, you misstate my position and who I bashed. I bashed a specific subset of people using a specific technology in a specific way. The fact is, you're intentionally misleading by broadening the scope of my remarks.

Maybe you're right, it is best you stop responding.

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