Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Apr 2013 16:37 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Terry Myerson, corporate vice president of Windows Phone, talks about the competition. "With iPhone, I sense that it's running out of steam. With iOS, [Apple] just added a fifth row of icons. Android is... kind of a mess. Look at Samsung - there's clearly mutiny going on. The only OEM making money off of Android is Samsung." There's truth to all these statements, which makes it all the more surprising that Microsoft appears to be unable to properly capitalise on them. Sure, WP appears to be doing well in a few select markets, but by no means the kind of success Microsoft and (Nokia) was banking on. Microsoft will pull through. Nokia on the other hand...
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RE[2]: Mess? Hardly!
by fatjoe on Tue 16th Apr 2013 17:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Mess? Hardly!"
fatjoe
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2010-01-12

Google has recently shown it cares very little about that.


Care to elaborate on that?

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RE[3]: Mess? Hardly!
by Nelson on Tue 16th Apr 2013 17:35 in reply to "RE[2]: Mess? Hardly!"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Gizmodo makes a good case for it here: http://gizmodo.com/5986229/google-has-killed-android-the-brand

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RE[4]: Mess? Hardly!
by fatjoe on Tue 16th Apr 2013 17:52 in reply to "RE[3]: Mess? Hardly!"
fatjoe Member since:
2010-01-12

Seriously, can you even make sense (aha!) of that garbage?

His whole arguments is that people are stupid, they want a "Galaxy phone" not an "Android phone". Even if that was true, the moment Samsung decides to sell a Bada phone (or whatever) as a Galaxy the consumers will become VERY aware that this is not an Android phone: non of Google services or any other apps they are used to will work on the new "Galaxy Bada" phone...

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RE[4]: Mess? Hardly!
by JAlexoid on Wed 17th Apr 2013 09:32 in reply to "RE[3]: Mess? Hardly!"
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2009-05-19

Android as a brand is not dead. In fact, it's very much thriving.
People do want to buy a Galaxy device,however h they are well aware of the green robot(for better or for worse).
If they weren't, then Nokia's brand would still overpower Samsung.(Considering 620 is an excellent cheap device)

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