Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Jan 2013 17:10 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Nokia has just sent out a few preliminary comments about the company's performance during the fourth quarter of 2012. Nokia's figures are a good indicator for how well Windows Phone 8 is doing, and, in all honesty, I'm not exactly blown away. Apparently, neither was Nokia itself, since the company decided to redefine their Asha phones from feature phone to smartphone to prop up their smartphone sales figures.
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Colder, colder, ice cold.
by Beta on Thu 10th Jan 2013 18:51 UTC
Beta
Member since:
2005-07-06

Right now, it's basically the desktop Linux of the smartphone world


Hmm, is it? I mean, on numbers alone, it’s more than a tenth shy of Linux users, and platform influence? Even less so.

Given how people rave about the interface for WP8, but its got a pretty small following and still such a lack of applications, I’m going to correct you:

it’s basically the desktop Haiku of the smartphone world.

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RE: Colder, colder, ice cold.
by gmlongo on Thu 10th Jan 2013 18:57 in reply to "Colder, colder, ice cold."
gmlongo Member since:
2005-07-07

There is not a huge lack of applications...only a few of the most popular applications are missing (Instagram and Pandora are the 2 most talked about). Additionally, some of the applications on WP8 are as good as, if not better than their counterparts on other platforms.

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