Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Oct 2013 22:46 UTC
Windows

Early this year, I decided to take a risk.

As a geek, I like to reward those in the industry that try to be bold. That try to be different. That try to leave the beaten path. That look at the norm in the market, and decide to ignore it. Despite all its flaws, Microsoft did just that with its Metro user interface, incarnations of which are used on both Windows Phone and Windows 8.

I was a Windows Phone user since day one. I bought an HTC HD7 somewhere around release day, and imported it into The Netherlands, a year before the platform became available in The Netherlands. I wanted to reward Microsoft's mobile team for trying to be different, for being original, for not copying iOS and Android and instead coming up with something fresh and unique. Despite all the limitations and early adopter issues, I loved it.

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Comment by Mystilleef
by Mystilleef on Thu 24th Oct 2013 06:40 UTC
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You think the last generation Nexus 7 is good? Wait till you get the 2nd generation Nexus 7. It's infinitely better. :-)

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RE: Comment by Mystilleef
by darknexus on Thu 24th Oct 2013 11:09 in reply to "Comment by Mystilleef"
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2008-07-15

You think the last generation Nexus 7 is good? Wait till you get the 2nd generation Nexus 7. It's infinitely better. :-)

You got that right. I grabbed one a few days ago finally. The thing is mind-blowingly fast. A better processor, superior NAND, and Android 4.3 all combine into an experience that can even blow my iPad 4 away. The only thing that's a bit disappointing is the audio quality; the audio hardware seems to have some distortion and the microphone input has some forced equalization I haven't figured out how to get rid of yet.

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