1. Sir William Wiener's Avatar
    Windows Phone stuck at 3% world market share -- time to call in Android | Computerworld Blogs
    ^^^
    Can you believe these people? They act as if Microsoft is strapped for cash and needs WP8 to explode in popularity overnight or else it's a failure. Let's not forget these are some of the same people who have suggested that the iPhone start running on Android as well. Android is so overrated what does Google know about software over Microsoft and Apple? WP and iOS don't need to borrow a Linux bottom end yet almighty Google and its Droid fanboy army in the tech media seem to think a smartphone OS monopoly is what we all need. What a joke. I wonder how much Google pays these "objective" journalists...
    herbertsnow likes this.
    05-13-2014 01:39 PM
  2. spyderzWPC's Avatar
    Don't forget the almost all phone OS's are built on the Linux kernel
    including iOS, Palm and heck even OSX

    but not windows devices
    Sir William Wiener likes this.
    05-13-2014 01:48 PM
  3. Sir William Wiener's Avatar
    Don't forget the almost all phone OS's are built on the Linux kernel
    including iOS, Palm and heck even OSX

    but not windows devices
    Exactly
    05-13-2014 02:00 PM
  4. Jan Tomsic's Avatar
    Don't forget the almost all phone OS's are built on the Linux kernel
    including iOS, Palm and heck even OSX

    but not windows devices
    OSX is built on Unix kernel, not Linux.
    05-13-2014 02:03 PM
  5. Sport Driver's Avatar
    Oh look, more wnb journalists :P

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    05-13-2014 02:07 PM
  6. Jas00555's Avatar
    Google should give up Chromebooks, then. I mean, they've only got .03% market share.
    05-13-2014 02:10 PM
  7. BobLobIaw's Avatar
    These type of blogs are all too common, so much so that a numbness develops reading them. However, even if the idea had some merit it would not happen right after MS purchases Nokia. Revisit this issue in a year minimum.
    05-13-2014 02:18 PM
  8. zorb58's Avatar
    These type of blogs are all too common, so much so that a numbness develops reading them. However, even if the idea had some merit it would not happen right after MS purchases Nokia. Revisit this issue in a year minimum.
    Boom. Bob Loblaw lobs law bomb.
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    05-13-2014 02:26 PM
  9. rkarolak's Avatar
    Don't forget the almost all phone OS's are built on the Linux kernel
    including iOS, Palm and heck even OSX

    but not windows devices
    Not to nitpick, but Android uses a modified Linux kernel and iOS uses a Unix-like Darwin/BSD based kernel. webOS, Ubuntu Mobile, and Meego use Linux-based kernels that are pretty close to the mainstream ones.

    I guess the point still stands that outside of Windows that Unix-like kernels are pretty popular, but I don't see what that has to do with this article. The kernel powers the operating system, but in general it's the UI on top of it that people work with.
    th0mas96 and xandros9 like this.
    05-14-2014 12:49 PM
  10. Jan Tomsic's Avatar
    Google should give up Chromebooks, then. I mean, they've only got .03% market share.
    Mini, Land Rover, Seat, Cadillac, Volvo, Isuzu, Dacia, Ram, Lexus, Chrysler, Jeep... should all clearly stop making cars, non of those has not even 1% market share. Only Toyota, VW and MAYBE Ford should continue, everyone else has clearly no idea what they're doing.

    source
    05-15-2014 07:28 AM
  11. jmshub's Avatar
    That's why Microsoft has allowed Nokia to release the X line of low-cost Android phones in the developing world
    This paragraph alone shows that this author has done nothing resembling journalism and just slammed his face into his keyboard until he had enough words to cobble together a junk article. Microsoft didn't "allow" Nokia to release the X phones, any more than General Motors allowed Toyota to release the Corolla (to borrow Jan Tomsic's car analogy). Nokia and Microsoft were still two different companies when the X line was developed, announced, and released. Microsoft had no control over Nokia at that point.
    05-15-2014 08:31 AM
  12. tgp's Avatar
    This paragraph alone shows that this author has done nothing resembling journalism and just slammed his face into his keyboard until he had enough words to cobble together a junk article. Microsoft didn't "allow" Nokia to release the X phones, any more than General Motors allowed Toyota to release the Corolla (to borrow Jan Tomsic's car analogy). Nokia and Microsoft were still two different companies when the X line was developed, announced, and released. Microsoft had no control over Nokia at that point.
    We don't know what all went on behind the scenes. It's possible that Microsoft wanted the Nokia X released, and had Nokia release it before the takeover in order to save face.
    05-15-2014 09:05 AM
  13. radmanvr's Avatar
    I can roll my face around the keyboard and come up with a better article than that.
    05-15-2014 09:13 AM
  14. radmanvr's Avatar
    We don't know what all went on behind the scenes. It's possible that Microsoft wanted the Nokia X released, and had Nokia release it before the takeover in order to save face.
    But this would require tinfoil hat and I no has tinfoil hat
    05-15-2014 09:13 AM
  15. herbertsnow's Avatar
    Most "tech" journalists are idiots. Not worth the time reading their dribble.
    Kevin Rush likes this.
    05-15-2014 10:41 AM
  16. worldspy99's Avatar
    Here's another one....sigh...when will this end:-( And I do own devices running all three OSes, my favorite for the phone is WP:-)

    Windows Phone: The mobile world's third wheel | ZDNet
    05-15-2014 12:33 PM
  17. Angry_Mushroom's Avatar
    Let's put it in perspective. Microsoft killed of Windows Mobile, and rebuilt a mobile platform from the ground up. Since then WP has gone from 0% to toppling the mighty empire that used to be Blackberry. Oh look, I could be a tech writer for some website.
    Reflexx, BobLobIaw and oditius like this.
    05-15-2014 01:04 PM
  18. HeyCori's Avatar
    Let's not give them anymore clicks.
    Kevin Rush and herbertsnow like this.
    05-16-2014 03:09 AM

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