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Microsoft unveils WP8, Windows Store reaches 120,000 apps

By Rick
Oct 29, 2012
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  1. The always very excitable Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled Windows Phone 8 today, outlining a number of new features and improvements over WP7x. Microsoft, of course, hopes WP8 will be the key to increasing the software giant's smartphone market penetration...

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  2. Whats Jessica Alba doing there?
     
  3. Its her phone they were demo-ing
     
    captainawesome likes this.
  4. More importantly...is scott baio there to show the new charles in charge ring tones?
     
  5. Ballmer is phoning jessica alba :)

    is jessica laba the invisible woman from ff4?

    it would be better if they had arnold dressed as the terminator with a wp8.
     
  6. Jibberish18

    Jibberish18 TS Maniac Posts: 431   +8

    Anyone know if they're going to be announcing what features WinPhone 7.5 phones will be getting or did we just get screwed?
     
  7. avoidz

    avoidz TS Maniac Posts: 454   +54

    LOL
     
  8. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,973   +587

    She sleeps with the money, same as all the other Hollywood bimbos.
     
  9. I like my WP7 but what really pisses me off is that my wife's Android phone gets every goddam angry bird game for free. I had to pay for angry birds and they didn't even give us all the levels, or any of the other angry bird games. Had this phone for a year and there are no apps still. Getting a Samsung S3 next month.

    Now they are coming out with a WP8. Get bent MS.
     
  10. Guest said: "Now they are coming out with a WP8. Get bent MS."

    I think you're wrong, I think Microsoft has really something going here. The surface is a good product and it even has a keyboard, Windows is a good product, plus no other OS has so many developers writing software. You can laugh about Ballmer all you want, but he's right when he says that he made a PC and that can be a major issue, since all Android and iPad tablets are basically amusement devices, the MS solution allows people to use ALL Windows software, which includes major applications like Office and Photoshop, software that any iPad or Android tablet can only dream about and that also makes the MS solution very interesting for business, not just because of the large amount of Windows software that is available, but also the fact that they're dealing with ONE standard, which is MAJOR issue for any company, because it saves time and money.
     
  11. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,691   +337

    Not saying you are wrong, but I'm not sure about that statement. I don't believe you can install a standard windows app on a windows 8 mobile device. CPU architecture is totally different.
     
     


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