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Forum: Links of Interest 09-09-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Jimmy1
Interesting that Microsoft has just announced...

Interesting that Microsoft has just announced their rollout of Window Phone 7 for October 11, about a week or so after the N8 is available.

Coincidence? Possible. Or it could be that Redmond has...
Forum: Links of Interest 08-09-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,426
Posted By Jimmy1
Well, okay, thanks for the outreach, but the...

Well, okay, thanks for the outreach, but the first two sentences right there sort of muddies the waters on their own.

It would help if the official line from the company is: buy the N8 and get a...
Forum: Links of Interest 07-09-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,142
Posted By Jimmy1
So, anything about streaming internet radio in...

So, anything about streaming internet radio in the user guide?

Also, Web TV is Euro-only, correct?
Forum: Symbian OS News 07-09-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,979
Posted By Jimmy1
Well, this actually says more about Nokia's...

Well, this actually says more about Nokia's ability to market and advertise. They're not the only ones who are awful at it; so is Microsoft.

Both companies are sort of like that balding older...
Forum: Series 60 07-09-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,288
Posted By Jimmy1
Are you being purposely dense? Dude, the...

Are you being purposely dense?

Dude, the benefit is for your eyeballs. Have you tried reading/web browsing for any extended period of time on a qvga screen? That's your answer.

(The new iPod...
Forum: Links of Interest 03-09-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,150
Posted By Jimmy1
This. 100-times this. BTW, I slipped my SIM...

This. 100-times this.

BTW, I slipped my SIM card back into the i8910 and played w/ the update. You know, what I ran into? RealPlayer's stream ability in My Media. Can you actually get it to...
Forum: Links of Interest 02-09-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,150
Posted By Jimmy1
I haven't totally played with it (because I'm on...

I haven't totally played with it (because I'm on another phone) but v8 totally lets you use all the Nokia/Ovi 5th edition apps?

For reals?
Forum: Links of Interest 02-09-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,150
Posted By Jimmy1
I have v8 and although nice, it's pretty buggy. ...

I have v8 and although nice, it's pretty buggy. Glad to hear it's fixed.

Still though, not many apps available for my i8910. It's basically a glorified feature phone with a good camera. A...
Forum: Links of Interest 02-09-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,423
Posted By Jimmy1
Interesting piece. The only point I'll disagree...

Interesting piece. The only point I'll disagree with is that I don't think the market will bear seven different OS platforms, three open, and four high end closed.

Third party developers'...
Forum: Series 60 02-09-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,334
Posted By Jimmy1
WTF??? ...

WTF???

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE67U2YS20100831

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-30/nokia-siemens-has-received-private-equity-interest.html

Yeah, because Reuters and...
Forum: Series 60 02-09-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,334
Posted By Jimmy1
Besides consolidation to core services, I'm sure...

Besides consolidation to core services, I'm sure this is also a way for Nokia to save money. From what I've read the Nokia -Siemens Networks side is a giant black hole of a money pit and both...
Forum: Series 60 01-09-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,009
Posted By Jimmy1
U.S. version E75 users, I think, are still on the...

U.S. version E75 users, I think, are still on the original apparently unstable firmware, and from what I've read, 5800 NAM users haven't received an update in a while either, so it's not unfounded.
...
Forum: Series 60 01-09-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,395
Posted By Jimmy1
I was with you until the 'weak platforms' thing. ...

I was with you until the 'weak platforms' thing. Let's not get crazy.

Sure, the N8 is looking like a good device and a good alternative to the other two platforms you mentioned (though less so...
Forum: Series 60 01-09-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,395
Posted By Jimmy1
Yeah, they seem to be on the ground in...

Yeah, they seem to be on the ground in California's and the East Coast's tech centers with a bag full of money, buying up or striking deals with small but innovative software firms.

I guess better...
Forum: Series 60 01-09-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,009
Posted By Jimmy1
Just checked for updates on my NAM E72. Nada. ...

Just checked for updates on my NAM E72. Nada.

Nokia U.S. users get the shaft yet again.
Forum: Symbian OS News 31-08-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,676
Posted By Jimmy1
Which is why iPads are brilliant. Bewildering...

Which is why iPads are brilliant. Bewildering how it took another Apple device to show the rest of the market a viable product category.
Forum: Links of Interest 27-08-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,404
Posted By Jimmy1
Rita, don't how you feel about this, but my...

Rita, don't how you feel about this, but my thinking is that in order for Meego to blow out strong, out-of-the-gate, Nokia and Intel should emulate what Microsoft is presently doing to launch their...
Forum: Links of Interest 25-08-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,105
Posted By Jimmy1
Meh. Two creaky hardware companies clinging to...

Meh. Two creaky hardware companies clinging to each other, trying to look relevant.
Forum: Series 60 25-08-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,930
Posted By Jimmy1
Best comment on this thread.

Best comment on this thread.
Forum: Series 60 24-08-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,930
Posted By Jimmy1
Could you lend me your time traveling DeLorean,...

Could you lend me your time traveling DeLorean, so that I also can let people know how a device that isn't even shipping until October at the earliest is better than stuff that's on the market *right...
Forum: Series 60 24-08-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,930
Posted By Jimmy1
Yeah, sure it's a smart phone (barely), but it's...

Yeah, sure it's a smart phone (barely), but it's not in the same market segment as Super Phones, like the Evo or iPhone 4,
Forum: Symbian OS News 24-08-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,370
Posted By Jimmy1
I think what he means is that people *use*...

I think what he means is that people *use* Symbian phones like dumbphones: placing calls, some texting, playing mp3 files, maybe firing up a browser on a QVGA screen once in a while....and that's...
Forum: Symbian OS News 23-08-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,370
Posted By Jimmy1
Well, from what I understand, most of the major...

Well, from what I understand, most of the major third party developers are now located in the U.S., and a large portion of them on the West Coast; as a result, they're going to focus on the main...
Forum: Links of Interest 20-08-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,678
Posted By Jimmy1
I get why Nokia bought them, but the transition ...

I get why Nokia bought them, but the transition might prove tricky.

The company as of now supports only Android, iPhone and RIM, not a surprise as they're based in San Francisco. So they...
Forum: Series 60 20-08-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,135
Posted By Jimmy1
I guess, it's *something*, but, meh. ...

I guess, it's *something*, but, meh.

Seriously, maybe Nokia should consider outright payola to bring over developers, not unlike Microsoft with WP7 who are literally handing out big checks to spur...
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