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  • Peew971 29 Aug 2012 21:50:30 6,966 posts
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    The first WP8 has been revealed and it's a Samsung. The Ativ S is essentially a (imo better looking) GSIII running Windows Phone 8.

    Also Nokia and Microsoft are holding an event next Wednesday (Sept 5th) to reveal all about the OS.

    The Nokia teaser makes some believe they could be launching the awaited PureView Windows Phone.

  • Psychotext 29 Aug 2012 22:02:19 62,028 posts
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    If Nokia do release a PureView Windows 8 phone then it'll be a pretty much guaranteed purchase from me. No doubt.
  • oceanmotion 29 Aug 2012 22:07:43 17,260 posts
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    Does she come with one.

    Happy with my WP7 for now but will be exciting to see the platform take off finally and get better app support.

    Nokia have been ace, will be looking their way for my WP8 upgrade.
  • Dirtbox 29 Aug 2012 22:08:35 89,313 posts
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  • CharlieStCloud 29 Aug 2012 22:32:32 5,812 posts
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    Peew971 wrote:
    The Ativ S is essentially a (imo better looking) GSIII running Windows Phone 8.
    Aawww, why couldn't they blooming use that lovely body for the Galaxy S III...?

    *sulks*

    Edited by CharlieStCloud at 22:34:00 29-08-2012
  • sport 29 Aug 2012 22:42:05 13,982 posts
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    Peew971 wrote:
    The Nokia teaser makes some believe they could be launching the awaited PureView Windows Phone.

    FFS, watch where you're riding!!! And wear a helmet GODDAMNIT!
  • Psychotext 29 Aug 2012 22:42:41 62,028 posts
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    Man up.
  • sport 29 Aug 2012 22:50:12 13,982 posts
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    /smashes Nokia 3210 on Psychos head
  • Tonka 30 Aug 2012 09:38:11 26,491 posts
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    I really really really need to upgrade to a smart phone. I'm on an ancient SonyEricsson running the worst version of their home made java sit fuck of an interface.

    I was going to go with the herd and by an iPhone but a few things have made me rethink that.
    What I wonder is if WP8 has turn by turn navigation. Anyone know?
  • Tonka 30 Aug 2012 09:40:24 26,491 posts
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    That video is clearly hinting at some IS stuff.
  • Deleted user 30 August 2012 09:55:43
    Tonka wrote:
    I really really really need to upgrade to a smart phone. I'm on an ancient SonyEricsson running the worst version of their home made java sit fuck of an interface.

    I was going to go with the herd and by an iPhone but a few things have made me rethink that.
    What I wonder is if WP8 has turn by turn navigation. Anyone know?
    Nokia phones do for sure. I don't know about the others.

    I keep avoiding WP cause I always feel it's just 1 step behind Android and iOS. I really hope that WP8 brings it up to the mark. I love the metro design.
  • Dirtbox 30 Aug 2012 09:57:38 89,313 posts
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  • askew 30 Aug 2012 10:00:07 15,580 posts
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    Bing Maps on WP7 has that functionality too.
  • THFourteen 30 Aug 2012 10:01:22 46,267 posts
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    Ah glad you mentioned Bing.

    I was half considering getting a windows phone one day, then i remembered i hate bing, and i don't want to reintegrate myself with hotmail again.
  • Dirtbox 30 Aug 2012 10:04:28 89,313 posts
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  • Deleted user 30 August 2012 10:05:08
    I'm pretty sure you can use google and gmail on windows phone...

    It's interesting that Samsung are the first to announce a WP8 device and not Nokia.

    Maybe the battle with apple is making samsung swing towards WP instead of android. Although I thought Samsung annouced some kind of strategic partnership with MS last year as well didn't they?
  • Tonka 30 Aug 2012 10:05:08 26,491 posts
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    I forgot that Nokia had a turn by turn thing some years ago. Good news.

    The main thing I'm after is calendar entries on the first screen. I know Apple has bolted this onto their frankensteinian iOS but yeah... frankenphone.

    I really like the whole Live tile thing.
  • Dirtbox 30 Aug 2012 10:06:23 89,313 posts
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  • THFourteen 30 Aug 2012 10:06:43 46,267 posts
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    Dirtbox wrote:
    You don't have to use bing and I haven't had a hotmail account for 15 years.

    In fact, I don't think hotmail even really exists any more. I sign in with my gmail account.
    On my laptop which i installed windows 8 on, i can use a gmail account with the apps, but i dont seem to be able to access any of the apps (messaging, store, calendar) unless i sign in with my hotmail account first, which then becomes the default account for everything, and in most cases you can't remove it after you install your gmail account.

    its a small thing i suppose.

    Edited by THFourteen at 10:07:09 30-08-2012
  • Dirtbox 30 Aug 2012 10:08:58 89,313 posts
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  • THFourteen 30 Aug 2012 10:10:47 46,267 posts
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    Ah i see, had no idea you could do that. will take a look ta.
  • Deleted user 30 August 2012 10:13:17
    Also hotmail is now outlook and not shit, so give it a go.
  • Deleted user 30 August 2012 10:15:08
    What's the integration between WP8 and win8/RT like?

    If you develop an app for Windows 8 metro format will it work on RT and WP8?

    Just wondering what the marketplace situation will look like in the near future.

    If they're integrated then I assume the marketplace will explode.
  • Dirtbox 30 Aug 2012 10:21:04 89,313 posts
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  • THFourteen 30 Aug 2012 10:22:55 46,267 posts
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    mcmonkeyplc wrote:
    Also hotmail is now outlook and not shit, so give it a go.
    All my email folder rules and calendars and android phone and website sign-ins are tied to my gmail now, so its a bit of a PITA to go back to a different email address again and set it all up.
  • Dirtbox 30 Aug 2012 10:24:39 89,313 posts
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  • sport 30 Aug 2012 10:25:20 13,982 posts
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    It's all homogeneosized monkey!
  • Deleted user 30 August 2012 10:37:43
    sport wrote:
    It's all metroised monkey!
    Fixed :)
  • Peew971 30 Aug 2012 10:52:53 6,966 posts
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    Turn by Turn is coming to WP8 at OS level, that was announced in their June summit.
  • robthehermit 30 Aug 2012 11:51:53 6,187 posts
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    Really looking forward to the new WP8 handsets. Love my Lumia 800, but would really like something with a bigger screen. Can't wait until Nokia announce my new phone next month.

    /is Nokia fanboy.
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