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Thoughts on Windows Phone 8?

  1. #41


    Quote Originally Posted by DMGrier View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by HippsieGypsie View Post
    You're welcome. Did you notice the "Windows Phone 8" tutorial section by Brink in the Forum's tutorials? Very helpful.
    No I didn't, thanks for letting me know. I didn't even think to check since there is no official area for the Windows Phone OS on here. Thanks.
    You’re welcome.

    I noticed simply because I’m in the tutorial section a lot, not only for myself, but also to help others. Thankfully there’s a gazillion of them now, including some for WP8. Brink started posting WP8 tutes about 6 weeks ago just after he got his Nokia Lumia 1520. https://www.eightforums.com/chillout-...n-waiting.html

    Mr. Brink is all things Windows. I hear he is envy of his peers with his knowledge of Windows and his recherché tutorials. He is the backbone of VF, 7F, and 8F. Surely without him these forums wouldn’t be so sophisticated. You’ll have to ask him, but I think he sees MS’s vision and goal of an OS familiar across all devices in conjunction with WP8.

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  2. #42


    Quote Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
    I will let you know in a month, I will have 4 of them to demo at the festival I am doing on March 15, It will give me a chance to see how nice or not they work
    Good for you, Robin.

    What brands will they be?
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  3. #43


    I've had the Nokia Lumia 920 for over a year (11/2012) and my wife and daughter will get new phones in March and they'll both get the Nokia Lumia 928. Great phone and we all really like Win8 phone OS.
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  4. #44


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    For anyone reading this with a Windows Phone, tap on every bit of text you see on the screen. You may be pleasantly surprised at how some of that text is actually a link to something else. For example, when you're going to about to send a text to someone, their name/number is at the very top of the screen in small bold lettering. Tap on that, it'll go to that person's contact card. REAL handy when you decide to just call them versus texting them.

    I've also had my Lumia 920 for over a year, love it EVEN more with the red shell, no att branding, GDR3 and Nokia Black firmware! Wow! I'm holding out for Nokia's (make that Microsoft's) next crop of Windows Phones with 8.1 on them. A feature that is known might be touchless touch, as well as expanding further on the PureView camera technology. Wow!
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    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
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    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit


    I know I really like my Nokia Lumia, I know it's only the entry level one the 520, but the features it has are fantastic. I love the camera and as I've always got my phone with me it's the only camera I use it takes very good photo's.

    The reason I've only got the low version is that it came free from my network provider if I took out a contract, I was on pay as you go before, as the contract was only a couple of pounds more than what I was already paying a month I went with it.
    I did have to do a 24 month contract before I can upgrade so not sure which version I'll be able to go to at the end but as each version of Lumia gets better and better whichever I get I'll be happy.
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  6. #46


    Posts : 8
    Windows 7


    I think it's too expensive and unpredictable to buy it instead of a trustworthy brands
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  7. #47


    Quote Originally Posted by Robinson88 View Post
    I think it's too expensive and unpredictable to buy it instead of a trustworthy brands
    Expensive? no.... Unpredictable? no... I've had mine since 11/2012 and have never had an issue with it that wasn't easily fixed, unlike my daughter's and wife's HTV Inspire that cannot be fixed or my son's iPhone, which is junk...
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  8. #48


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by azasadny View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Robinson88 View Post
    I think it's too expensive and unpredictable to buy it instead of a trustworthy brands
    Expensive? no.... Unpredictable? no... I've had mine since 11/2012 and have never had an issue with it that wasn't easily fixed, unlike my daughter's and wife's HTV Inspire that cannot be fixed or my son's iPhone, which is junk...
    Expensive it is not, an iphone typically will run almost at 700 dollars off contract. Unpredictable, it is simply not. Too predictable it really is. Not trustworthy? That's a falsehood.
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  9. #49


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by azasadny View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Robinson88 View Post
    I think it's too expensive and unpredictable to buy it instead of a trustworthy brands
    Expensive? no.... Unpredictable? no... I've had mine since 11/2012 and have never had an issue with it that wasn't easily fixed, unlike my daughter's and wife's HTV Inspire that cannot be fixed or my son's iPhone, which is junk...
    It isn't until you've tried to fix an iphone can you truly appreciate Nokia's engineering and truly understand how poor apple really is at making hardware.
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  10. #50


    Posts : 902
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post

    SO AMAZE! MUCH IMPROVE! WOW!

    Dot.... is that you...???
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