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PhoneArena Awards 2011: Most Significant Deal

0. phoneArena 28 Nov 2011, 10:54 posted on

Ladies and gents, after bringing you the best innovations and the top technology breakthroughs of 2011, it is time for us to highlight the most significant deals that occurred over the past year...

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posted on 28 Nov 2011, 10:59 5

1. remixfa (Posts: 13903; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


#1 and #2 might be the biggest stories that vaporized too.. lol. maybe i was just hoping for more from the first few nokia WP7 phones.. hmm. Tmo's official statement said that the merger was still on, they were just going to put all the money into fighting the DoJ for now and then refile with the FCC after they "win" the DoJ fight. Who knows how all that will turn out though.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:23 5

6. remixfa (Posts: 13903; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


lol, yea, I do. actually today im cramming for a pharmacology test and this helps relax my brain between chapters so i dont go nuts. But yea, I surf quite a few sites when im stuck in front of a computer all day while at work or study. :)

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 13:02 4

13. vishu9 (Posts: 251; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)


U're a pharmacology student?? Me too! :) and i keep surfing sites like PA just to keep my brain from frying away ..lol

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 18:36 1

16. remixfa (Posts: 13903; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


lol, not a pharmacology student per se, its one of 7 classes that the med program is making me take at a time.. i think i average like 30-40+ hrs a week of study on average. thank god the semester is almost over..lol

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:23 3

7. LordBonztie (Posts: 51; Member since: 14 Nov 2011)


im at work as well as we speak. :)
this is the only website i could browse though.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 12:50 1

12. robinrisk (unregistered)


lol you work for sprint too?

posted on 30 Nov 2011, 08:03

18. rendHELL (Posts: 304; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


hahhaah yeah you guys work for sprint too?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 13:51

14. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


engineer here :D Must view phone arena so i can win my apple vs android battles

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:06 2

2. LewsTherin006 (Posts: 140; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)


I agree with the rankings. Nokia needed to do something to stay alive in the mobile world, though i would have loved to see android on a nokia phone. ATT-Mobile deal has been a thorn in my side, being that i work for tmobile. Its nice to know i may still may be able to keep my job after all. HTC buying into beats was a smart move. even though the entire beats ecosystem to me is a joke ( only a slightly better sound card in laptops, and overpriced headphones) it will do well to boost interest in HTC as a whole.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:16

4. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


hmmmm i surf phone arena way too much

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:19 1

5. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


my problem with phonearena is updates take to long

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:29 2

8. zolenaqq (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


Hmm.. Why there's no Google's acquisition of Motorola? That's the biggest deal Google ever made.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 11:44

9. remixfa (Posts: 13903; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


my first guess would be because its not finalized, but neither is the ATT merger.. so i dunno. maybe because it doesnt change anything other than adding a big defence shield to android manufacturers since google is going to share its new patents with others. good question though.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 12:09

10. systamatics (Posts: 63; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


HTC beats shouldv been first , no one's hearin all the time about nokia wp7 or at&t tmo merger , but htc's beats is everywhere

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 12:42

11. hunted (Posts: 325; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


i like you have given first place for nokia & MS. This is just the beginning for them, lets wait and get more from Nokia. Nokia is unlike apple, they will do what they say!

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 14:36 3

15. Forsaken77 (Posts: 547; Member since: 09 Jun 2011)


I think the Google/Motorola deal is much more significant than HTC putting a slightly better sound processor in their clunky phones. Even if the only significant thing that comes from Motorola is the defense of the Android ecosystem because of patents... that's a pretty big deal. That takes alot of power away from Apple in regards to them trying to shut everyone down. These Moto patents can give Apple a major setback in their world domination plans. Notice that Apple never tried to sue Moto ever. Cause they know that they're probably in violation of numerous Moto patents, being that they invented the cell phone industry.

posted on 29 Nov 2011, 10:25 1

17. hepresearch (unregistered)


to the first two... ughhh... no comment. HTC and Beats... not bad I guess.

posted on 30 Nov 2011, 08:04

19. rendHELL (Posts: 304; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


seconded...

posted on 03 Dec 2011, 18:32

20. viper24 (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


I agree with this! Symbian is
already very old! I think Nokia
had to develop new
technology! These features are
nice and interesting phone
design! Do not just survive in
symbian! Success for nokia!

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