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January 01, 2016

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SDS

I am particularly pleased to see the thrust of the mobile market, for it is reducing PCs and laptops to a niche and, in consequence, putting that despicable organization that is Microsoft, negligible in the mobile world, in its right place.

NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS

@SDS, I agree! Microsoft has the crappiest virus laden software on the planet that they continually try to jam down our throats using the leverage of their desktop monopoly. They have a rich history and are still big and ever present in the astroturfing business.

http://techrights.org/wiki/index.php/AstroTurfing

http://techrights.org/2015/07/31/vista-10-truths-come-out/

We have a few microsoft astroturfers on this blog such as baron95 who pathetically gives us the microsoft talking points and their famous "wait" excuse in many disguises ...very entertaining .

All you microsoft astroturfers remember to include NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS ON A PHONE in you New Year's resolutions! LoL!!!

NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS

To all: Some recent news of microsofts fake love of open source:

http://techrights.org/2016/01/01/suse-deal-end/

http://techrights.org/2015/12/31/patent-aggression-against-corel/

A not-so-happy new years to all the pathetic micorosft astroturfers shovelling propaganda about windows phone (or surface phone). Remember as microsofts mobile activities circle the toilet that: NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS ON A PHONE OR A SURFACE PHONE!!

Tomi T Ahonen

Hi Rocwurst

I wanted to address your comment as it disappeared from this thread. Usually when people post on issues that are not related to the topic at all (as yours was clearly not, I never discussed that issue at all) I simply delete such comments without further ado, as its just a waste of our readers time who expect the discussion to relate to the topic. In your case I made the rare exception, as clearly you are new/first-time to the blog, to move the comment in its full length to the appropriate comment stream - it is now discussed in the latest blog entry about 'Smartphone Wars..'. Its listed there under my name but your full comment was cut-and-pasted to there. You can continue that discussion there and no doubt find plenty of our readers to address it both on the cons and the pros haha... Sorry about that, this blog was about 'why mobile first' or 'why more mobile' and your comment had zero relevance to that proposition. Incidentially, I will also return there to that thread to address the points you made, eventually, but my readers will probably give you a quick set of responses before I get there. I am dealing with this topic here, first. But thank you for writing, I love hearing from our readers. Your comment is now in the thread that deals with the smartphone OS wars and their issues.

Tomi Ahonen :-)

NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS

@Rocwurst ...No one hates microsoft. We are mearly pointing out microsoft's continuing bad behaviour and challenge the microsoft astroturfer postings on this blog. Look closely at reality and you can see it's the opposite: microsoft really hates open source, destroyed nokia, hates their partners, hates their customers, etc. ...microsoft only knows one thing and that is to continue to act as an abusive monopolist. That's what they do! ...as they continue towards irrelevance.

Remember: NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS ON A PHONE!

NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS

More windows phone news. Same disaster but different year:

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/microsoft-windows-phone-market-share-to-decline-further-in-2016-says-idc-290700.html

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/opinion/2438757/microsoft-has-handed-the-smartphone-market-to-apple-and-google

An an unhappy new years to all the microsoft astroturfers now beginning to realize that NO ONE WANTS WINDOWS ON A PHONE!

Tester

Yeah, nothing new here.

Just as some people here predicted (and got ridiculed for), Microsoft is quietly (so that it goes unnoticed by the investors) shutting down this bottomless barrel.

They only have one problem right now: Windows 10 Mobile had been in development for quite some time, so in order to save face (in front of the investors, not us!) they at least need to 'try'.

Setting this up to fail (which they obviously do) only means they do not take this seriously themselves, anymore.

Not really surprising.

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