Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Dec 2013 17:24 UTC
Windows

2013 was nothing less than a blockbuster success for Windows Phone, which went from industry also-ran to the undisputed third mobile ecosystem, and is poised to challenge iPhone for the number two spot. You didn't think it could get this good? That's OK, neither did I.

Windows Phone seemingly turns a corner with every new application, small operating system update, and new Nokia Lumia. It's turning so many corners it's running in circles.

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RE[4]: Comment by Nelson
by Nelson on Thu 19th Dec 2013 20:25 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Nelson"
Nelson
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2005-11-29

KWP reports I believe every quarter. Might be every 6 weeks. Every being the important part there. There is no grand conspiracy by these firms to make Windows Phone look good.

IDC, Canalys, and Gartner say the same. Are they in collusion to shatter your own self delusion?

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RE[5]: Comment by Nelson
by segedunum on Thu 19th Dec 2013 20:35 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Nelson"
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

There is no grand conspiracy by these firms to make Windows Phone look good.

They don't say what Thurrott wants them to say I'm afraid.

IDC, Canalys, and Gartner say the same. Are they in collusion to shatter your own self delusion?

When they've been saying the same thing for the past three years or more and people like Thurrott see what they want to see and point out trends that don't exist from them and that don't come to fruition I'd call that fair evidence of a delusion.

Edited 2013-12-19 20:37 UTC

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RE[6]: Comment by Nelson
by Nelson on Thu 19th Dec 2013 20:40 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Nelson"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Leave PTs article aside and focus on the reports themselves as I've linked them above. Do they not show increasing regional market share for Windows Phone (may need to take a seat, as I'm sure this might shock you), but of course they do.

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