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  1. TgeekB's Avatar
    ACTUALLY, not true a lot of people are saying it.... which is why we (WM users) get so annoyed
    I’m not sure why you would get annoyed about something someone says (opinion) on the internet if you feel secure about your decision to stay with WM. It shouldn’t affect you at all. Enjoy your phone and be happy.
    Elky64, fin11, aximtreo and 2 others like this.
    12-23-2018 08:24 PM
  2. Chuck Finley69's Avatar
    but... BB had android as a base... no? and I used BB and even had the BB playbook, which in its time was a great device! I just don't understand how BB could not have been popular... it was such a secure device! and used ADdroid as a base... I guess people are so funny... I myself don't see/understand the popularity of ADdroid... I just don't get people lol
    No. BBOS7 and previous not Android. BB10 from 2013 had similarities but Android developers could make some minor changes and port their apps over instead of developing native. Later BB10 incorporated Google ART 4.3 but it’s forever stuck at that level.
    Elky64, Laura Knotek and TgeekB like this.
    12-23-2018 10:23 PM
  3. beman39's Avatar
    I’m not sure why you would get annoyed about something someone says (opinion) on the internet if you feel secure about your decision to stay with WM. It shouldn’t affect you at all. Enjoy your phone and be happy.
    Well what annoys me is that people get chastise for not going with ADdroid/IOS and saying Windows Mobile is *insert whatever* and not too stay with it... Subtle undertow that we're idiots for sticking with WM and I can read between the lines... Having to defend ourselves for whatever reasons we chose to stick it out... Even in this thread and others, and please don't tell me I'm imagining all of this... But does it affect my life? .no, Not in the least... Still rocking my X3 all the while answering this post with it
    fin11 and Kevin Rush like this.
    12-24-2018 11:48 AM
  4. TammyTT's Avatar
    Yeah I'm going down with the ship 😊😊
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    12-24-2018 01:47 PM
  5. TgeekB's Avatar
    Yeah I'm going down with the ship
    As long as you bring a floatation device you’ll be fine.
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    12-24-2018 08:19 PM
  6. 11B1P's Avatar
    What support do you need? Our Windows Mobile Phones work great.
    Sure, if you want to talk and text. These phones are mini computers. More and more business is being completed on the phone. Support you ask? How about for just about everything. There are only so many shortcuts to websites that you can add. Then you have the apps that don't have full blown website functionality and rely on the app. Sadly your phones will continue to work probably longer than what few apps that are left.

    There's been a lot of discussion on Waze not working. I need Waze for my job. If I was still on WP I would be in a world of hurt. Granted, some of you don't need it to the extent I do.

    To keep saying "our phones work great" sounds like a badge of honor. I thought the same thing until I left WP. Wow, I wish I had moved sooner, and this was 2yrs ago!

    I thought WP was the best. But when devs aren't supporting the OS and MS isn't supporting it, when do you say enough is enough? Don't you get tired of never seeing "available for Windows phone"?
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    01-02-2019 07:06 PM
  7. sd4f's Avatar
    To keep saying "our phones work great" sounds like a badge of honor. I thought the same thing until I left WP. Wow, I wish I had moved sooner, and this was 2yrs ago!

    I thought WP was the best. But when devs aren't supporting the OS and MS isn't supporting it, when do you say enough is enough? Don't you get tired of never seeing "available for Windows phone"?
    For my use case, most functions are workable, and some, my preference is WP, but too many things now are barely working that the phone is just not worth persisting with, not to mention the utterly decrepit state of third party apps. My problem is no one makes hardware which I can honestly say I'd be happy with. That's the really annoying part.

    Was waiting for the Nokia 9, which still looks like a promising device, but with SD845, it better be cheaper than the others.
    01-03-2019 03:18 AM
  8. 11B1P's Avatar
    My problem is no one makes hardware which I can honestly say I'd be happy with. That's the really annoying part.
    I really liked my Nokia phones, but my Samsung S7 has held up just fine. Now, granted, it lives in a case of some sort, but I've not had any issues with it.

    This is my first Samsung smartphone, so I'm staying them when I upgrade.
    01-03-2019 07:10 PM
  9. sd4f's Avatar
    I really liked my Nokia phones, but my Samsung S7 has held up just fine. Now, granted, it lives in a case of some sort, but I've not had any issues with it.

    This is my first Samsung smartphone, so I'm staying them when I upgrade.
    My problem is more along the lines of, I'd prefer to have a dedicated camera button, like the lumias, headphone jack, and no notch.

    Seems to be that the dedicated camera button is pretty much non existent, except on sony phones, meanwhile the headphone jack is being dropped off wherever it can. Samsung still offers it, and I think they will continue to, but I've been eyeballing the yet-to-be-released nokia 9, and I get the feeling that it's going only have no notch.

    Bit of a annoying trend from my point of view.
    01-03-2019 11:44 PM
  10. G4Grandad's Avatar
    Most Sony phones have a dedicated camera button as well as numerous other Nokia Lumia features
    01-04-2019 12:25 PM
  11. Dwarf_King's Avatar
    After having used my Lumia 950 XL and Samsung Galaxy S8 on and off I have had plenty of chances to compare them. The truth is that what I cannot get done on a mobile website or some app on the Lumia 950 XL I can simply just do on my laptops or Desktops. Android is by no way a must have if one is that flexible. I think that people are forgetting that what many apps can do on a phone you can also do in a browser on a computer. Only real big issue I would have is if Spotify would stop work on my Lumia 950 XL but then I have Spoticast so....

    Windows 10 Mobile will continue to be useful for some years yet. I prefer to take pictures with my Lumia 950 XL rather than the Samsung S8 though. For me light web surfing reading news, checking mails, texting and making phone calls as well as planing my day with the To do is great and all I need. hence for me any Win 10 mobile like HP Elite X3, Alcatel Idol S4 or Lumia 950 XL would do fine in most cases.
    01-04-2019 11:01 PM
  12. Elky64's Avatar
    I think that people are forgetting that what many apps can do on a phone you can also do in a browser on a computer.
    Which came first, the chicken or the egg? I'm sure people are aware.

    Definition of mobile - able to move or be moved freely or easily, relating to mobile phones, handheld computers. If one's isn't, and they require such, then think it time to upgrade. Essentially you can't compare the two in the sense you are because all you have said "some of us are content relying on a PC when our smartphone is incapable of filling the gap". Perfectly fine for those choosing that path yet the idea of a smartphone is to mitigate the need for a computer.
    Last edited by Elky64; 01-05-2019 at 04:07 PM.
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    01-05-2019 01:47 PM
  13. 11B1P's Avatar
    My problem is more along the lines of, I'd prefer to have a dedicated camera button, like the lumias, headphone jack, and no notch.
    I think you'll continue to see some sort of quick-action to the camera, with the power button, since it's already incorporated on some phones. A double click of my home button on my S7 brings up my camera, even from the Always On Display
    01-06-2019 07:58 PM
  14. sd4f's Avatar
    I think you'll continue to see some sort of quick-action to the camera, with the power button, since it's already incorporated on some phones. A double click of my home button on my S7 brings up my camera, even from the Always On Display
    I can live without it, but it's just that the dedicated button is so much better to use. Similarly, a notch, while annoying to look at, can live with it. The disappearing headphone jacks is a bigger concern. It's just stupid why the industry is heading in that direction.

    It's quite frustrating that no one makes a phone with a combination of all the features that I want. Ideally a lumia 950, with android, and modern hardware.
    01-06-2019 08:20 PM
  15. TgeekB's Avatar
    It's quite frustrating that no one makes a phone with a combination of all the features that I want. Ideally a lumia 950, with android, and modern hardware.
    Well, you could design and sell your perfect phone.
    Let us know when it’s ready.
    tgp, Elky64, aximtreo and 1 others like this.
    01-07-2019 05:11 PM
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