03-25-2013 04:52 PM
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  1. paulm187's Avatar
    Just when you thought the sh** can't get any worse, BlackBerry picks it up on puts it in a blender. This is the android app running in emulation in BB10.
    02-02-2013 06:52 PM
  2. jdhooghe's Avatar
    Doesn't matter. They still have it.
    02-02-2013 07:17 PM
  3. Honestabebread's Avatar
    I went from WP7 to Android and now WP8 and I don't miss any apps I had on Android. Apps are cool but its all about the core experience to me.
    02-02-2013 07:26 PM
  4. simonnyc's Avatar
    I'm hoping that MSFT is not only waiting for MWC to announce WP8.1 but to announce that Pandora, Instagram, Temple Run, and an official FB app are now available. MWC would be a good platform to announce these things instead of letting the apps trickle out one by one.
    02-02-2013 07:27 PM
  5. jdhooghe's Avatar
    I went from WP7 to Android and now WP8 and I don't miss any apps I had on Android. Apps are cool but its all about the core experience to me.
    And that's totally cool! Seriously. I am the same way but we want this platform to explode! Can't do that when most people like apps though :(
    02-02-2013 07:28 PM
  6. john6504's Avatar
    I suppose it take longer time than expected to get all the top apps. But that are not a big issue for me.
    Instead of Instagram you can use Lomogram etc..
    In general Blackberry 10 will have same problem:
    It's tough to find even 50 good BB10 apps in BlackBerry World | ZDNet
    02-02-2013 07:36 PM
  7. ohgood's Avatar
    I went from WP7 to Android and now WP8 and I don't miss any apps I had on Android. Apps are cool but its all about the core experience to me.
    What does 'core experience' mean ?
    02-02-2013 07:43 PM
  8. DavidinCT's Avatar
    You all can keep saying, "the apps are coming" all you want but that doesn't make it true. BB10 has instragram now: Photo by crackberrykevin • Instagram . This was pulled from the WP8 forum into the BB subforum where no one goes.
    Yep, a converted Android app....gota worry now...
    02-02-2013 07:53 PM
  9. jdhooghe's Avatar
    Yep, a converted Android app....gota worry now...
    Not sure if it is a port or not but at least it is there. My fiance loves my phone yet I had to honestly tell her that instagram wasn't on there and couldn't recommend her getting a 920 because it didn't allow HER to do what SHE wanted. Not you DavidinCT, but her. Do you think you can wrap your mind around the fact that not everyone is like you and wants the same things as you? It's there and it is functional. It is not Lomogram or any other of the knockoffs that have no users except for WP8 users.
    02-02-2013 08:00 PM
  10. Portsider's Avatar
    Hey, I'm on board totally with WP8 and the Lumia 920. I believe that the potential is in place for great things from the platform. I do believe that its rise will be more of a marathon instead of a sprint. With that being said, I've been an Android guy from the start. and I do believe that Sammys GS3 (which I owned before the NL920), is, quite simply, the finest high end smartphone on the market, bar none. And mine was rooted and running CM10 as well. I'll never have another android device that is not rooted. It's fairly easy to do, and it puts the device on another level, entirely, over any other device. But with that being said, I'm absolutely loving everything about WP8 and the Lumia 920. I think we have a winner.
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    02-02-2013 09:53 PM
  11. cckgz4's Avatar
    You all can keep saying, "the apps are coming" all you want but that doesn't make it true. BB10 has instragram now: Photo by crackberrykevin • Instagram . This was pulled from the WP8 forum into the BB subforum where no one goes.
    Will it be there at launch? WP pulled some stints like that too (Angry Bird Roost anyone?)
    02-02-2013 11:29 PM
  12. cckgz4's Avatar
    I'm not saying be a blind fanboy. I'm not saying dedicate your life to one platform. But by all means, please move on to another if it bothers you this much. I mean seriously, I've been a member of this forum for YEARS and the top threads are all about complaining about what we don't have. Sure complaining about things that aren't working could be useful for us to try and work through, but this? THIS? It doesn't help anyone, and especially not the purpose of this forum. It's the main reason why I don't post here as much, even if I have an iP5. Trust me, I was frustrated about things like everyone else, but I also made the decision of moving on. Silently
    02-02-2013 11:32 PM
  13. Jazmac's Avatar
    You all can keep saying, "the apps are coming" all you want but that doesn't make it true. BB10 has instragram now: Photo by crackberrykevin • Instagram . This was pulled from the WP8 forum into the BB subforum where no one goes.
    How is their implementation of Instagram? Is it like that of Android and or IOS? Do you know?
    02-03-2013 04:16 AM
  14. kanisian's Avatar
    I'm hoping that MSFT is not only waiting for MWC to announce WP8.1 but to announce that Pandora, Instagram, Temple Run, and an official FB app are now available. MWC would be a good platform to announce these things instead of letting the apps trickle out one by one.
    Ah too bad they are not even in this list: http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/2013-exhibitors/ -_-
    02-03-2013 05:08 AM
  15. Raghav77's Avatar
    temple run :/ :(
    02-03-2013 05:42 AM
  16. ALpHa.Q.RoUgH's Avatar
    Ah too bad they are not even in this list: 2013 Exhibitors | Mobile World Congress 2013 -_-
    It was confirmed in an earlier article that Elop was a keynote speaker at MWC.
    02-03-2013 05:58 AM
  17. ohgood's Avatar
    I'm not saying be a blind fanboy. I'm not saying dedicate your life to one platform. But by all means, please move on to another if it bothers you this much. I mean seriously, I've been a member of this forum for YEARS and the top threads are all about complaining about what we don't have. Sure complaining about things that aren't working could be useful for us to try and work through, but this? THIS? It doesn't help anyone, and especially not the purpose of this forum. It's the main reason why I don't post here as much, even if I have an iP5. Trust me, I was frustrated about things like everyone else, but I also made the decision of moving on. Silently
    The platform can't grow without someone pointing out the flaws, and fantastics. Then the weight is on the platform/devs and off the users.

    Silence is golden.
    02-03-2013 05:59 AM
  18. Honestabebread's Avatar
    What does 'core experience' mean ?
    It means that how WP8 functions out of the box is a million times better than how Android functions out of the box.
    02-03-2013 07:46 AM
  19. DaveGx's Avatar
    Its going to make matters worse if that pics proves true and BB10 has Instigram out the gate. That will make WP/MS look like jokes and tick off alot of users.
    02-03-2013 08:09 AM
  20. ttsoldier's Avatar
    temple run :/ :(
    rag doll run. Great alternative
    02-03-2013 08:22 AM
  21. ohgood's Avatar
    It means that how WP8 functions out of the box is a million times better than how Android functions out of the box.
    Ok, its a personal preference. I thought I was missing a new buzz-phrase definition at first. Thanked.
    02-03-2013 08:38 AM
  22. MacDaMachine's Avatar
    rag doll run. Great alternative
    That game is pretty barebones with very basic graphics and lame music.
    02-03-2013 08:40 AM
  23. chetan_merchant's Avatar
    Reasons for lack of apps on WP platform are simple:
    1. Microsoft lacks serious intent
    2. Developers hate Microsoft

    Why I say so?
    Microsoft is busy with many things...Windows 8, tablets, phones many things..its loosing focus...why else then Nokia can come up with better apps than MS??

    It looks like developers really hate MS...why else then despite growth in WP market, developers are still refusing to develop popular apps...MS has to do some serious trust building!!
    Also refer to this link which hints at Instagram for BB10 and no news yet for WP8...what does this mean??
    Dear Microsoft: Get off your lazy arse and get Instagram on WP (MS, do developers hate you?) #Rant : My Nokia Blog[/url][/URL]

    MS has too seriously get their act together...am really hopeful about some positive news during Mobile World Congress...

    Lack of news during the congress will be bad news for all windows phone users..
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    02-03-2013 08:41 AM
  24. nucmanchh's Avatar
    I can find enough apps in the windows store to keep me happy. The one bug I have with Windows is finding a way to create a "playlist." I can use CloudMuzik and it works ok but I go to a gym with a weak WiFi signal. So I need a playlist on my phone but man what a chore! Any thoughts?
    02-03-2013 09:35 AM
  25. phasar's Avatar
    I Love Nokia, but WP is dead! Can't wait until Nokia cuts ties with Microsoft and teams with Android.
    02-03-2013 09:49 AM
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