Herman van Drie
- Oct 8, 2017
Who else is with me? Till the bitter end we stick together, we will make it through, and we know good things come to those who wait.
My 1520 finally crashed and screen shattered, I'm now looking for a 950XL as an upgrade or if I can find an HP x3 for cheap that'll be great too.
I don't think WM is a burning and a sinking ship at all, I just think we're in a transitional phase, and there's absolutely no reason why MS isn't doing something secretly in their Research Lab. They're most likely preparing for the post-smartphone era that's about to unfold in the next couple of years or so. I'm very excited to finally see the "foldable phone" they've been working on for quite some time now, and I'm sure it'll be great.
I would totally understand why you are leaving this platform, and it's absolutely within reason and totally justified, I won't miss you though because I know deep down inside, you've got a special place for WM and you'll eventually come back to us when a new spark has been ignited.
But for us who are staying and sticking through this long haul, we're going to be all right. Everything is going to be all right. We shall make it through and reap the rewards when the time is right.
On 950 here. Have been a supported since WP7 and still believe in the product. Microsoft has been boycitted by OEM's that backed out on creating the ultimate x86 SoC for mobile. Ever since it became really quiet on WM10. Now Microsoft is working in "silence" on a x86 emulator on ARM, I imagine we're now awaiting a relaunch of "WM10", as Andromeda(?), so I keep faith and patience. Even though last week one major bank dropped support for WM10 and closed down their mobile banking app, it's becoming rather difficult to do "simple" things which are a "commodity" on other mobile platforms. Microsoft should be more clear on their intentions and cut to the chase with WM10. But perhaps there's something waiting, but it's not sure whether current WM10 devices can handle it... Also, Imho, UWP is really too limited in it's functionalities. Allow IoT and Win32 to be included would really create a far more flexible platform with lots of development opportunities on "WM10", or a new platform, too.