Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Feb 2013 18:25 UTC
Windows A few days ago, Microsoft released the long-awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update for all those users who will be stuck on Windows Phone 7 forever because there's no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8 other than buying a new phone. Now that it's here, what, exactly, does WP7.8 to the table?
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Stop giving Microsoft your money!
by toast88 on Fri 1st Feb 2013 21:13 UTC
toast88
Member since:
2009-09-23

Seriously, stop it!

Everyone knew that this day would come the day Microsoft announced WP8 would be based on the NT kernel.

Yet, even after Microsoft actually listed up the improvements to be expected for WP7.8, many WP fans still insisted there would be more and now, again, they've been disappointed by Microsoft.

Just look at how they let Windows Mobile die, Visual Basic, XNA, Silverlight (on the verge to be dead) and yet people are still giving Microsoft their money.

Seriously, stop it!

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drcouzelis Member since:
2010-01-11

I can't believe how much control people give up to Google, Microsoft, and Apple in order to use their mobile operating systems.

Every year, mobile devices become closer and closer techically to laptop and desktop computers, and yet people pay for less and less control over their device.

I wonder if I will ever see a mobile phone that allows me to install a new operating system onto it without the use of a separate computer. ;)

EDIT: This post seemed to be relative to both the story and your comment when I wrote it, but now that I read it again it does seem a little tangential. I'm sorry. ;)

Edited 2013-02-01 21:37 UTC

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WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

I wonder if I will ever see a mobile phone that allows me to install a new operating system onto it without the use of a separate computer. ;)


I'm just leaving this one here.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_N900

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