833 posts • joined 24 Dec 2011
@Kristian Do these "many people in the world" include Microsofts former mobile "partners"?
Careful - you're liable to get a lecture on your life's experiences for saying stuff like that round here.
No, and the fact they aren't present shows the software is half done as they claim to be coming later. What you get now is this half-assed fail, cynically rushed out in time for Christmas in the bizarre hope someone will not mind being forced to use ee and their comedy tariffs.
It's a prefect example of exactly what Nokia pre-Microsoft would never release in a million years. Nor need to fake crowds outside stores, or fake photos to market it or flood online forums with shills in order to astroturf interest etc.
With such a great camera why fake the pictures then?
Re: Even the most brainwashed iSheep can see the pattern now
Better stock up on ammo - there's truckloads more messengers need shooting:
Even the most brainwashed iSheep can see the pattern now
See what happens when he loses his inside man
@Greg J Preece
I'll take your two words and raise you Widgets and NFC.
And don't forget 4.2's multi user capabilities. The Cupertino photocopiers no doubt started with the usual mad scramble when that was announced and might hit iOS next year - all nice and ready for Apple to sue everyone for it the year after. And they'll once again use the best courts money can buy, natch.
Re: So much evidence Apple has lost the plot
One more thing:
Re: Judge Koh won't throw this out...
Tis now but a short leap before kids are taught Apple invented the mobile phone itself. Once that lie is also repeated enough, as these current rounded corner ones are, we'll see some Texan court they bought starting to sue competitors over their "speaking from one hand held device into another remote one" innovation.
AA@ 15:33 Well said sir - those who came up with the concept first should jolly well be able to stop anyone copying it forever more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_O_dOMG3oo
So much evidence Apple has lost the plot
Look beyond these desperate acts to see form another angle what the actual market thinks, and from the jobs point of view it's certainly thinking different:
And the public *still* hasn't really seen Win 8
The shitstorm when it does will be in a whole different league to Vista.
Siri, I'm a big James Bond fan
Show me a route suited to the car he drove in The Spy Who Loved Me:
You're disputing it wrong
That is all.
You *must* have Win 8 for development?
That's amazingly stupid, even for them. Now, not only will more Symbian handsets than Microsofts continue to be sold as we just saw in the last quarter, but more fucking Symbian apps will be released for them too.
Re: Beware flying chairs in Redmond
I find the Android unit of currency useful when discussing Microsofts handset sales per quarter.
3.5 million = By Wednesday lunchtime.
Yup, the Nexus 4 looks awesome
I'm going to get one of those - Awesome price too!
Re: Fake enthusiasm
@Drewc I just re-read what I wrote and - yes it came across as horrible. There was supposed to be a joke in there but this one went wrong. Sorry.
Re: Out of the box...
(Taking the unprecedented step of replying to myself)
Speaking of market share, here we see Android 75%, and iOS on 14.9%, so microsoft are welcome to whatever dregs blackberry etc leave them from the remaining 10%:
Re: Out of the box...
Market share for both is indistinguishable from floor noise, so if you can't measure it you can't say what the competition level is.
Re: you could drive the Torrey Canyon through the wriggle room
It's captain claimed to be on a burning platform, but it was a huge lie his true masters had told him to parrot.
Re: Citation provided @dogged
No shit you shitted not, Sherlock.
And its amazing how much that word crops up when discussing anything microsoft.
Re: Citation provided
Technically, the word for what you just did to those AC microsoft shills is "pwned", and I'll certainly raise my glass to that :-)
Re: Tetra 3 slower than Intel Core i5
Microsoft shits on its customers then its partners and this is news, how?
Re: Highly respected online forum????
I've always tried my best here to make it so.
Just one more thing
Want to buy an iPhone in mexico? Think different:
For when the cloud (Google, Linux based) and mobile (Android, Linux based) converge for a snack, its time to check out who's left to laugh loudest.
Since that's how history will record it.
"We couldn't get anyone to like them either"
That Death Star thing..
The difference being, of course, is they are not alone. Samsung makes the new Nexus 10. After these figures are out, do you think the other manufacturers are going to let the market slip away and do nothing?
Re: Meh - 2010 specs - no thanks.
Perhaps that's why these phones are bright yellow as favoured by simpletons - to wake you up after yawning at their specs?
"unlikely to be as impressive as the fake footage used in Nokia's advertisements"
Nor greeted as enthusiastically as the fake fanbois rumbled in the queue for surface:
Paris, for even she could spot the obvious pattern here:
Re: In the other corner is poor old HTC
Who'd have thought it? If only there were some kind of record of how things worked out for anyone who "teamed up" with Microsoft. Oh, wait...
Re: Guess the fairness of it depends on the situation
"Siri - what's the fastest way out of this place?"
Re: Gartner's predictions are meaningless
Speaking of stunning insights regarding the iPhone from a visionary tech guru:
It might be informative, or it might not be. The only thing not in doubt is how fucked microsoft are.
Higher quality at a lower price than all their competition - gosh this sounds like an advert rather than a statement of fact.
Re: It gets worse
@AC 14:01 Yes, that shows handsomely microsoft are up to their old tricks again.
They think their new turd has been polished with marketing money just enough so no-one can tell what a stinker it is. As this story shows, it will catch out a few gullibles before word gets out, but at least they back tracked their original evil stance and offer refunds.
With all this "new Windows devices don't run Windows software" confusion, and fewer apps than Babbages mark 1 analytical engine, it looks destined to never trouble the needle of market share in the same way WP8 doesn't.
Re: It gets worse
The gift that just keeps on giving. And no-one outside the microsoft shill bubble has seen it yet - wait till the real reviews from real users start.
Think fucking different.
Re: Nonexistent Nexus?
Does it come with a file?
This guy said a 7" tablet doesn't work - guess he meant Apple would release one over, err, his dead body.
Florian Mueller is to law what Jimmy Saville is to child welfare
WTF do idle journalists keep regurgitating what he spoonfeeds them?
It has to be said...
Presumably this would have automatically been rolled out to iOS, whereas instead their users get to marvel at wibbly wobbly bridges showing routes which were removed in 1957:
Re: when life gives you lemons, make Lemon Meringue Pie
It's hard to imagine where Google would be now if, when Apple launched the iPhone, Jobs hadn't been so greedy and been forced to deal with the only carrier which would accept his terms - AT&T, the worst of the lot. Just a little more openness at the time and no matter what Google and Android did they could never have caught up. Even one more carrier would have been enough. Apple survived Antennagate etc virtually unscathed - it had the market to lose. Instead, it *forced* its competitors to develop an alternative, which is why we are where we are today, with their sheep fleecing antics still giving them the most revenue (whilst that lasts), yet seeing Android outsell them 4:1 last quarter.
Re: Oh my sides!
Samsung: You're apologising wrong. Do it again.
Apple: Pretty please, sorry.
Samsung: On one leg.
Apple (standing on one leg): Pretty please, sorry.
Samsung: Your'e only saying that because you have to. Say it like you mean it.
Apple: Oh, we really mean it now. We won't do it again - honest. Pretty pretty please.
Samsung: Now give me your dinner money.
Re: That attitude, protestors said, mean we have entered an "age of mockery".
Behead those who say Islam is violent.
There's one part of Sharia law those who want it to the UK keep very,very quiet about. I can't think why - it's not like it's not going to be welcomed with open arms by the indigenous population, and reported fairly and rationally by our noble elite journalists. I am referring, of course, to the public floggings for drunkenness.
Re: Here a Troll, there a Troll, everywhere a Troll Troll@ Bob Vistakin
Eeek! That "dorothy" observation really hit a nerve!
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