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Offline Jason Wallwork

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Windows Phone is dead
« on: October 10, 2017, 12:02:15 am »
It's official. Windows Phone is no more. There will still be security updates and bug fixes to support existing hardware but no new hardware for the foreseeable future or new versions of the OS.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/10/windows-phone-is-now-officially-dead-a-sad-tale-of-what-might-have-been/
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Re: Windows Phone is dead
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2017, 05:31:13 am »
Microsoft should have bought out Blackberry. :-)

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Re: Windows Phone is dead
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 12:14:20 am »
Would have been cheaper than buying Nokia. But Blackberry isn't doing very well, either.
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Re: Windows Phone is dead
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2017, 06:36:35 am »
Interestingly enough, the Ars Technica guy who wrote the article thought highly of the Windows OS and laments its loss. While I wouldn't buy one out of principle, the tile interface does make sense on a phone.
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