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#166 Dot Matrix

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 01:20

Sure.

http://www.wpcentral...tock-everywhere
http://pressblue.com...47/greg-kentuck
http://atlantablacks...or-weak-supply/
http://www.neowin.ne...umia-920-models
http://wmpoweruser.c...nd-solid-sales/


PM me if you need me to run you through using Google to find things out yourself.


So, these sources all lean toward strong sales. Which is exactly what the Neowin article I linked confirmed.


#167 Nashy

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 01:25

He can't, because it's BS.

I seriously wonder who these people talk to that hate 8. The only people I know that hate 8 are the people that are very tech savvy, because they hate the change in workflow. To them I say, learn to adapt.

Every person I've met so far that was not tech savvy (student, faculty, or otherwise) loves windows 8. They love the start screen, they love the touchpad gestures on their new laptops, they love their touchscreen laptops, and none of them have any problems with usability.

I've upgraded people, warned them it would be hard to use, and said I'd train them. Before I had a chance to they'd already figured out most of the OS and only had one or two questions (eg how do you change the time zone?)
8 is going to take off, especially as more and more people get touch screen laptops and computers. I can almost guarantee either this generation, or the next generation of Apple computers is going to come with touchscreens in response.

EDIT:

You quoted articles about the phone selling out. That means the item was popular, not that Nokia didn't make enough phones.
If the iPhone sells out, it's not because of stock shortages, it's because it's popular.

I know it's too hard for you to wrap your brain around the idea of a Windows phone being popular, but you're really going to have to get used to it.


Would you like a photo of the red Nokia Lumia I use? Or would you like a photo of the white one I have at home? I can take a photo of both of them if you want.

There was a global supply shortage. The articles confirm that.

I'm not doubting they sold strong. I know they sold strong. There was still a shortage.

#168 OP Rickkins

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 13:53

I wasn't aware I was only allowed to post fact. My apologies, I'll be sure to keep my opinion out of discussions in the future.


You are only allowed to post opinions so long as dot and hawk agree with them. Otherwise they and their cabal will attack until a mod locks the thread. Sad, predictable and unlikely to change....

#169 cropcircles

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 14:22

How does him showing enthusiasm for developers make him an idiot?


I agree and with all that excitement and adrenaline that must go through the guys system he really needs to get that sweat issue under control. People call Ballmer an idiot and do you really think he cares what anybody thinks about him. Driving home from his office in Redmond everyday after a couple hours of work wondering how he can spend his money and laughing all the way.
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