Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Aug 2013 14:52 UTC
Windows

Nokia is preparing to back Windows RT by launching a 10.1-inch tablet soon. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to The Verge that the tablet, codenamed Sirius, will be launched shortly. While prototype pictures of the device leaked earlier this month, we understand that the final design more closely resembles Nokia's Lumia Windows Phone products.

Nice specifications, but Windows RT. Nobody wants Windows RT, and for good reason. I say this from experience: Windows RT is horrible. It offers nothing over iOS (let alone Android), Metro applications are side projects riddled with bugs, performance issues, and bad design, and the platform barely plays third fiddle compared to iOS and Android, so developers have little interest in it. On top of that, virtually everyone has abandoned Windows RT.

But, I'm pretty sure some people will tell us this tablet will turn Nokia around.

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RE[7]: Comment by _cynic_
by bnolsen on Wed 28th Aug 2013 02:15 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by _cynic_"
bnolsen
Member since:
2006-01-06

if you want to read and read and read about nokia you can visit this blog:

http://communities-dominate.blogs.com/

The best point this guy brings out is that bill gates even identified windows phone as a failure during a public interview. So while nelson argues technicalities the business side definitely points to failure of windows phone and nokia falling far far short of expectations.

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RE[8]: Comment by _cynic_
by Nelson on Wed 28th Aug 2013 09:37 in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by _cynic_"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Tomi has been shown to be wrong on numerous occasions. The fact that some of you (still!) take him seriously frankly is very revealing.

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RE[9]: Comment by _cynic_
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 28th Aug 2013 10:59 in reply to "RE[8]: Comment by _cynic_"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Examples?

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RE[8]: Comment by _cynic_
by Nelson on Wed 28th Aug 2013 11:23 in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by _cynic_"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Really? Is that his best point? Because it is wrong.

http://dominiescommunicate.wordpress.com/2013/02/19/bill-gates-inte...

You're a smart guy, I hope you can see how severely misleading he is.

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