Your short-sighted opinions on functionality/applications leaves a little confusion on what you're really basing things on for comparison. For example: Windows 8's metro UI doesn't jive with me either, metroUI is entirely a gesture based concept that doesn't feel the same on a desktop computer.
However, I have to ask if you even owned a WP7 or just tried some demo model at a phone store for 5 minutes to base your opinion off of? I won't blame you either way. It's just odd, because the phone's OS is built for functioning out of box with minimal need for many of the popular apps people do download.
A quick example would be how you simply would post to twitter and Facebook, it's night-and-day experiences on WP7 to another platform. Granted I'm not trying to argue your opinion and convince you otherwise. Just something I find odd. Apps are a challenge on WP7, but this is a developer issue. If no one made a single app for either android or WP7 and you took both phones out of box, I wonder what would be preferred.
Fortunately MS, unlike RIM, has far too much interest and money to throw at this problem that I'm not worried for WP7's future like say, RIMs. It's only going to get better, on all platforms.
Also, for a kid your age, I really appreciate the level of maturity and thought, as well as simply grammatical skills you have in your writing. Here, and on other social networks around the web keep up the good attitude and work.
Providers Wind U8100/Galaxy S Blaze 4g(t-mobile),Mextel,Fido (v360 running Diablo53 acr firmware) unlocked and still running strong!
Anyways, not to debate, I won't be touching Android again, it's going to be WP7, iOS or if RIM every resurrects and makes BB10 viable, that OS.
Ah, no worries.
I just like to mess around with my stuff and make it the way "I" want, to each his own.
Sorry to displease You.
I don't think Google will be offended if you don't touch android again
I do NOT want to go through the trouble of rooting my phone and doing all sorts of technical stuff to get it to do what I want to do.
That is why Apple and Microsoft are so appealing. They do a good job of keeping their phones updated.
Google's Android is far too fragmented and it's only getting worse.
Yes, I have tried MANY Windows Phone 7 devices in store, when they were first released I tried them at the Bell store, TELUS store, and WIND store.
But you'll have to understand I said, "prefer android". The whole thing of fragmentation is catching up and starting to hamper the brand (for many more, but it hasn't really affected me).
WP7 doesn't have as much potential functionality as android has.
And many other things about the notification/multitasking system.
And also as you (somehow - no really how'd you know) knew I was a teenager, I'm not looking for a phone with "just the internet".
I want to add much more functionality to my phone (games, forums, social networking, banking). I want a phone I can show off and say, "isn't it cool?" or at least have someone say, "whoa, so cool!". But most of all I don't want a smartphone to feel like a toy (the main reason I turned away from the Galaxy Nexus).
The iPhone is a toy in functionality (because I don't care about music) compared to android.
Windows Phone 7 looks like a toy and is missing some core functionality that I can add to android.
Android is the only operating system that I can actually say, "wow, I can do more than just enjoy my phone, I can use my phone for something useful."
With all that being said, I'm not completely turned off from Windows Phone, more potential functionality will make it a contender with android and if RIM does it right, they'll be fighting with Windows Phone for that spot.
(Right now I know how you know - YouTube).
Nevermind Bell.. LTE is fine.
Yeah, so, GS3 announcement tomorrow...
Odd, again that word, "functionality" comes into play, I'd be interested to start a relevant thread on this with you, it doesn't make sense to me what you're referring to. Especially with respect to Android vs iOS, which both can do exactly the same things. If you're definition of "functionality" is "customization" then disregard.The iPhone is a toy in functionality (because I don't care about music) compared to android.
<- customization you mean?Windows Phone 7 looks like a toy and is missing some core functionality that I can add to android.
yeah, but what can it do that any other smartphone platform can't for "useful" sake.Android is the only operating system that I can actually say, "wow, I can do more than just enjoy my phone, I can use my phone for something useful."
Yes, you messaged me there. Wasn't creeping Google for you.(Right now I know how you know - YouTube).
Plus this thread is going to die after tomorrow as new threads open up with "SAMSUNG ANNOUNCED NEW GALAXY WILL WORK ON WIND?!"
Apple hasn't changed in 25 yrs: same proprietary, locked down B$ ad nauseum ...
MS keeps updating their phones because they NEED to, ie patch, patch, patch like the rest of their software.
Sorry, but TZ's elitist tone of voice is starting to give me a rash
But you forgot the best over-generalization of platforms and companies. By your logic of MS and Apple we can follow your pattern and assume Android is nothing more than a ad serving, privacy invading platform.
Elitist tones indeed.
You can go ahead and try to convince me. But WP still has a ways to go IMO.
Worse part is I'll probably be watching the live samsung event in school today. O.o
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Last edited by savbers; 05-03-2012 at 06:53 AM.