1. dalemcc's Avatar
    Just thought i would share my experience of the Lumia 950, I was very excited for the 950 coming out. I received my phone had to do a hard restart to even get the phone to turn on initially which i have to be honest i thought was a joke. I have since had over a month with the phone and must say i really like the actual phone itself however my biggest bugbear is the applications on the Windows store. Even the basic applications such as Spotify, Twitter or Facebook are terrible. For example within the twitter app i cannot view any gif's they simply look like pictures, Facebook does not update and show the most recent content (even when changing the setting within the app to do so) and Spotify is terribly slow.

    Like i have said i really like the hardware however the applications are absolutely horrendous.
    02-18-2016 09:55 AM
  2. Thomas Wadsworth's Avatar
    I disagree
    Brandon Sobotta likes this.
    02-18-2016 10:03 AM
  3. dalemcc's Avatar
    So what apps would you say actually run well on the Windows 10 platform?
    02-18-2016 10:08 AM
  4. Rob Reynolds's Avatar
    I disagree too. There are more than enough apps for my needs, the phone is great and the latest update seems to be working really well. Guess you can't please everyone....
    Brandon Sobotta likes this.
    02-18-2016 10:09 AM
  5. dalemcc's Avatar
    So what apps do you regularly use?
    nohra likes this.
    02-18-2016 10:21 AM
  6. blackburberry's Avatar
    I like the phone - a lot.
    Just received and installed the most recent OS update yesterday. Hoping it would correct a couple of things, but one in particular. Apps like Acrobat Reader and PowerPoint can't seem to find and play files through their directory to the SD card. I have to find the file first then choose the app to play it. Hmm..I don't think it's the card. On the topic of apps, running a converted wmv file through groove forced a restart of the device.
    Lastly, would love to find a way to "see" the phone while connected to a Mac.

    PS Edge seems to render pages better now.
    Last edited by blackburberry; 02-18-2016 at 01:49 PM.
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    02-18-2016 10:46 AM
  7. Dave Scarpa's Avatar
    not horrible but certainly notas good as their ios counterparts, for example i created a video on the 950 and wanted to upload it to Facebook and the app choked on it and would not do it, then I tried uploading it to the one drive app and that failed. I had to go to my iphone and it did it without a hitch, I live with it tho cause i like win OS so muchh
    Brandon Sobotta likes this.
    02-18-2016 11:32 AM
  8. halflifecrysis's Avatar
    not horrible but certainly notas good as their ios counterparts, for example i created a video on the 950 and wanted to upload it to Facebook and the app choked on it and would not do it, then I tried uploading it to the one drive app and that failed. I had to go to my iphone and it did it without a hitch, I live with it tho cause i like win OS so muchh
    Exactly what the OP is feeling. Not quantity complaint, quality.
    02-18-2016 12:27 PM
  9. dalemcc's Avatar
    Yeah i just get the feeling the apps are just not built to the same quality to it's counterparts
    nohra likes this.
    02-22-2016 10:54 AM
  10. Vitor Ferreira's Avatar
    Apps like facebook and Spotify really need an update! But its pretty nice to pin playlist from spotify on your start screen or facebook groups.

    WP has really good apps too like Mytube, Readit for reddit, 6tag and etc.
    02-23-2016 07:26 PM
  11. Martin Langsholt's Avatar
    The phone itself is great but some key apps are really lagging behind. Facebook is not up to par with it's android and ios siblings and Spotify desperately needs an update.
    02-24-2016 03:13 PM
  12. sutt359's Avatar
    I've just ditched my 950 found it very disappointing, after owning may other lumias 800,900,920,925,1020,930 the apps aren't getting any better neither is windows 10. I've just switch over to a xiaomi mi4c and I must say all my app & OS issues have been resolved, sadly I wish I don't it years ago.

    In some cases (I hate to say) I've found the Ms apps to work better than they do on wm10, also other apps I used on wm are 100 better on the Android version.

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    02-24-2016 03:22 PM
  13. Brandon Sobotta's Avatar
    I guess I dont use the same apps as most people, so I don't notice.

    I love this phone, and the apps I use.
    02-25-2016 07:56 AM

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