Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Dec 2012 23:09 UTC
Windows So, last night, Windows Phone 8 got its first update - specifically for the HTC 8X. In this day and age, where iOS is the gold standard and shows the industry how it ought to be done, and Android is the exact opposite, Windows Phone 7 was a bit of an in-between - every phone got every update, but the staggered rollout was slow and frustrating, often due to carrier meddling. How will Windows Phone 8 fare?
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RE[2]: Nexus Line
by darknexus on Wed 12th Dec 2012 08:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Nexus Line"
darknexus
Member since:
2008-07-15

To contrast, when Windows Phone 7.5 came out, it rolled out to every device, across every carrier, in every country. Without a hitch.


Yes, and then, when Windows 8 came out (not even a year after Windows Phone 7.5) every single consumer up to that point got screwed out of any future updates to those handsets, ever. Great comparison there. Try a little harder next time, okay?

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RE[3]: Nexus Line
by Nelson on Wed 12th Dec 2012 09:10 in reply to "RE[2]: Nexus Line"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Except Windows Phone 7 handsets are getting an update in the form of Windows Phone 7.8.

So, what exactly were you saying again?

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RE[4]: Nexus Line
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 12th Dec 2012 09:17 in reply to "RE[3]: Nexus Line"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Except Windows Phone 7 handsets are getting an update in the form of Windows Phone 7.8.

So, what exactly were you saying again?


Fcuk 7.8. It's a pointless update. It's like saying that silly feature pack for Gingerbread Samsung pushed out is the same as ICS.

Nobody knows when 7.8 is coming out, and on top of that, it adds virtually nothing to 7.5 except for smaller tiles. Big whoop. I know you have a thing for promoting Microsoft, but this is really unpromotable.

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RE[4]: Nexus Line
by pos3 on Wed 12th Dec 2012 13:20 in reply to "RE[3]: Nexus Line"
pos3 Member since:
2010-06-25

Are you so into MS that you cannot differentiate between 7.8 and 8?

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RE[3]: Nexus Line
by modmans2ndcoming on Thu 13th Dec 2012 00:27 in reply to "RE[2]: Nexus Line"
modmans2ndcoming Member since:
2005-11-09

How is hat different for the Gingerbread users on Android?

Every android handset other than the Nexus pones have (until ICE handsets were released) hardly, if ever, gotten updates and if they did, they got one crappy update that never got a bug fix.....why do you think CyanogenMOD became so freaking popular?

Edited 2012-12-13 00:31 UTC

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