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Forum: Thoughts Media Status Updates 10-13-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 38,588
Posted By txa1265
Definitely have appreciated dealings through...

Definitely have appreciated dealings through Usenet and then through your sites ... hope to catch you on HTC Elevate!
Forum: Windows Phone News 09-29-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,972
Posted By txa1265
I saw some mention of that on that site ... did...

I saw some mention of that on that site ... did you ever resolve it?

Mine finished the 'first' update (was already at NoDo) and was just sitting there, but the phone had recognized Mango as...
Forum: Windows Phone News 09-29-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,972
Posted By txa1265
Timing is very touchy - 'up to date' means...

Timing is very touchy - 'up to date' means turning off wireless too late, error code means too early ... it took me about 15 times, but it finally worked.
Forum: Windows Phone News 09-28-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,972
Posted By txa1265
Thanks for that reminder - I saw that in the...

Thanks for that reminder - I saw that in the comments at WPCentral last night. I have a US Cellular HTC 7 Pro, and have pretty much abandoned it recently - even my kids (!) have little interest in...
Forum: Windows Phone News 09-28-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,972
Posted By txa1265
I have to confess ... I am going to try the...

I have to confess ... I am going to try the 'force the update' method on WPCentral when I get home tonight ...
Forum: Windows Phone News 08-01-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,613
Posted By txa1265
For a while Apple tried to gain OS dominance, and...

For a while Apple tried to gain OS dominance, and it nearly killed them. When they accepted the 'think different' ideal, being a boutique system that didn't play in the...
Forum: Windows Phone News 08-01-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,613
Posted By txa1265
I look at it this way - RIM's market share is...

I look at it this way - RIM's market share is only going down, iOS is solid but there is some clear Android-fatigue, meaning that right now is a great time for a third OS to take hold ... and webOS...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 07-27-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,993
Posted By txa1265
When a 'best of' list includes things like the...

When a 'best of' list includes things like the crappy Google search (why use that when Bing is integrated ... no clue), you can tell that the 'best of' list is pretty weak.



That has to be one...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 07-19-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,553
Posted By txa1265
And based on the not-so-great iOS G+ app, I would...

And based on the not-so-great iOS G+ app, I would rather they take a bit more time to get it RIGHT fir WP7!
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 07-19-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,553
Posted By txa1265
Sadly it looks like this is NOT an official post,...

Sadly it looks like this is NOT an official post, but just a re-print without attribution of a Geek.com article...
Forum: Windows Phone News 07-12-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,176
Posted By txa1265
I certainly hope so for the sake of the platform...

I certainly hope so for the sake of the platform and of competition. Because let's face it - RIM is circling the drain and with the recent HP-backed string of failures Palm/webOS is pretty much...
Forum: Windows Phone News 07-12-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,315
Posted By txa1265
Wasn't there also a report of having app postings...

Wasn't there also a report of having app postings throttled to 20/day per dev since so much of the market place is filled with ... well, crap? I don't know if people are just going for numbers or...
Forum: Windows Phone News 07-12-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,176
Posted By txa1265
Developer interest is one thing ... support is...

Developer interest is one thing ... support is another. The OS and most apps are inept at handling slider keyboards. It is totally inconsistent in both the OS and many apps. It is embarrassingly...
Forum: Windows Phone Software 07-12-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,554
Posted By txa1265
And just to follow up - it plays very nicely...

And just to follow up - it plays very nicely after rather long load times. I like it better than on my Android phone, but still not up to my iPod Touch.
Forum: Windows Phone Software 07-09-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,554
Posted By txa1265
Y'know that old 'day late and a dollar short'...

Y'know that old 'day late and a dollar short' expression ... I would call this six months too late and $2 too much! Oh well ... at least it arrived!
Forum: Windows Phone Articles & Resources 05-20-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,162
Posted By txa1265
True ... but at the same time they were the first...

True ... but at the same time they were the first with USB and Firewire ...

It is like anything - people who are determined to be anti-CompanyX (insert MS, Apple, Sony, or whoever) will easily...
Forum: Windows Phone Articles & Resources 05-19-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,162
Posted By txa1265
Actually, not exactly right. Apple is the...

Actually, not exactly right.

Apple is the master of absolute best quality and customer service. EVERY year they top the lists. For computers, MP3 players, and now phones.

They also use the...
Forum: Windows Phone Articles & Resources 05-16-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,162
Posted By txa1265
Really cool look back ...I was mostly using my...

Really cool look back ...I was mostly using my HP200LX when the Palm arrived and also had a Newton, so for me it WAS a joke ... but the quick market dominance taught many folks something. I owned a...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-11-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,849
Posted By txa1265
Speaking to some EU friends I find that even...

Speaking to some EU friends I find that even there the image is quite tarnished and not seen in a positive light anymore.

Microsoft I think benefits from no longer being seen as the Evil Empire...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-11-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,849
Posted By txa1265
It is assuming that the team of Nokia - who has...

It is assuming that the team of Nokia - who has been bleeding market share since before the iPhone and has screwed their most loyal fans repeatedly in recent years, and Microsoft - who has likewise...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-09-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,223
Posted By txa1265
But Microsoft was very early in the smartphone...

But Microsoft was very early in the smartphone game - they have been in the mobile OS game more than 15 years now. They have dealt with PDA / handset makers and the wrath of users over inconsistent...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-09-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,223
Posted By txa1265
Nelson, I know you are a MS apologist, so you are...

Nelson, I know you are a MS apologist, so you are bound to pick apart semantics rather than get to the core of the discussion, but I'll try anyway ...

Sony has gotten nailed (by myself as well) at...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-09-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,223
Posted By txa1265
Google also sells OS licenses. When they say...

Google also sells OS licenses. When they say they are activating 300,000 per day, and you look at the monthly sales ... it all adds up.

Microsoft came out at EOY 2010 and said 1.5 million sold,...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-09-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,849
Posted By txa1265
"current momentum" is an interesting choice,...

"current momentum" is an interesting choice, since according to this (http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/08/comscore-report-finds-widening-android-lead-in-us-smartphone-mar/)MS has been losing market...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 05-06-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,223
Posted By txa1265
I had rooted my original Droid, but it was...

I had rooted my original Droid, but it was behaving a bit funky ... and with my Droid Pro I am just keeping it as simple as possible ...
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