RIP Windows Phone

  • 5 Replies
  • 461 Views
*

Zero

  • Trusty Member
  • ********
  • Replicant
  • *
  • 567
  • Offline
    • Github page
RIP Windows Phone
« on: December 15, 2017, 12:16:49 pm »
So... Windows Phone is dead. Microsoft's pulling the plug, it's official.

I own a Windows Phone, and I really like it. It's a 535, with "Microsoft" written on it. I already feel like driving an elegant antique car! I'll keep it until I die, and mention it in my testament. It will live forever in my family...  ;D

Beyond the "betrayal", it's sad because we now have only two alternatives for smartphones: google or apple. Monopole is a bad news, globally speaking.
Thinkbots are free, as in 'free will'.

*

ranch vermin

  • Not much time left.
  • Replicant
  • ********
  • 643
  • Its nearly time!
Re: RIP Windows Phone
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2017, 12:41:52 pm »
It was a while back,  but i remember being pissed off about visual studio supporting windows phone over the desktop applications.
now its dead,  what a total stuff-around.

*

keghn

  • Trusty Member
  • *********
  • Terminator
  • *
  • 855
Re: RIP Windows Phone
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2017, 02:42:01 pm »
 Big business not nimble enough to stay in the game.
 Big big business is about the keeping old gang together to fight of rivals or and change. Keep the job simply until retirement.


*

Zero

  • Trusty Member
  • ********
  • Replicant
  • *
  • 567
  • Offline
    • Github page
Re: RIP Windows Phone
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2017, 02:57:05 pm »
Yes. I understand that.
Thinkbots are free, as in 'free will'.

*

Art

  • At the end of the game, the King and Pawn go into the same box.
  • Global Moderator
  • ********************
  • Cleo
  • *
  • 4815
Re: RIP Windows Phone
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2017, 01:52:43 pm »
Windows Phone was a lot like Radio Shack...

They come out with the latest greatest thing, according to their marketing geniuses, about a year after other companies have had the same type product already on the market. Yeah...too little...too late.

Go big or Go home!! Rest In Pieces!
In the world of AI, it's the thought that counts!

*

Zero

  • Trusty Member
  • ********
  • Replicant
  • *
  • 567
  • Offline
    • Github page
Re: RIP Windows Phone
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2017, 05:43:26 pm »
Rest In Pieces  ;D

Perhaps... Instead of going hardware with Nokia, they should have gone open source with Mono, and software only.

Does any of you own a Windows Phone?
Thinkbots are free, as in 'free will'.

 


Users Online

26 Guests, 2 Users
Users active in past 15 minutes:
AgentSmith, Freddy
[Administrator]
[Roomba]

Most Online Today: 50. Most Online Ever: 208 (August 27, 2008, 09:36:30 am)

Articles