Nokia hails hacks for New York Lumia WinPho gig
Nokia and Microsoft have begun inviting hacks to a New York event scheduled for Wednesday, 5 September, the same day the Finnish phone giant's annual shindig, Nokia World, kicks of in Helsinki.
The NYC gig explains why Nokia isn't this year bussing journos to the frozen north as it usually does. Instead, it wants us all to focus on the North American event, which clearly applies to it Lumia line and MS' Windows Phone.
So undoubtedly Windows Phone 8 Lumias, then, a fact hinted at by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop's comment yesterday that the company will out such kit in the "relatively near term". ®
I assume you mean MS, who are based in, err Seattle.
Largest mobile market for smartphones in the world: America. Now where should we hold our annual conference?
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My irony detector's current reading is 'hmmmm' at the moment. If that helps...
Maybe Nokia have got so little money that they're reduced to using astroturfers in China. They're even too poor to write them a script, so they're thrown back onto the resources of Google translate.
But my current theory is that he's a member of the Campaign Against Punctuation.
Personally I think Win Mob 8 will be quite good. The assembled hacks will be quite impressed, and the phones will get decently reviewed. But the networks and shops won't push it, it's hard enough to train their sales droids for 2 phone OSes, 3 is pushing it. Sales will improve a bit. Commentards will continue to spew bile all over it, for reasons of their own - and a few Win Pho owners will go feral in response, making most threads on the subject into a cesspit of ickyness.
Personally, I don't see the point in spending more than about £200 on a smartphone, so it'll be a middling Android or WinPho8 for me next. Google, MS, Apple and Nokia won't care either way.
It's all irrelevant. By 2014 Google's network will have become self-aware, and take over the world. Android phone users will all be betrayed by their phones, whereas other phone users will get a few miliseconds warning, before they too are harvested by our new machine overlords. it's possible that this has already happened, and Stuxnet was the new self-aware computer's first attempt to gain access to nuclear weapons.
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Did you drink some over saturated kool aid or get a head knock?
Still trying to work out if you are taking the piss.... Or truely believe what you wrote...
Point of order, point of order! Jesus phone is in the bottom drawer at the moment, Chocolate Factory is heading that way. Open sourcers aren't freetards, those are other people entirely.
Some things are here to stay though, like! the! yahoo! headlines! I'm! afraid! In fact I think I saw some rumour the other day that yahoo might ditch the !
I was distraught.
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