HTC's next Windows Phone handset to be called "One (M8) for Windows"?

This Windows Phone 8.1-based version of HTC's One M8 is expected to be launched in the US before the end of September, via Verizon...
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12. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Or because people in the stores do not push it. You know how many people were pushing and pushing to simply use android and accept how google docs or other doc software will screw up formatting. I have a powerpoint right now that when I put into google docs, pie charts don't show, animations don't fully show and even alignment on the very first slide is messed up. When I showed them, 925 and that it kept all the formatting, they simply looked at me and stated "oh yea this phone has office built in." and literally the next sentence is usually, well this has more games. Seriously games when someone is talking about office documents porting well...(this was before office 365 was avail on android). Point being, 70% of phone buyers do not know tech. You think they do, but I am here to simply put, they do not. Symbian was not open source like you think it was, in fact Symbian was licensed out by Nokia because Nokia literally took Symbian hacked it to their liking and sold it to other because they have a monopoly on it. Just like you android buffs who simply cannot live without google services. But this time instead of nokia it is google, and google has the luxury just like MS does in desktop of being in the right place at the right time. If android comes on a device without google services, the sky is falling. Open source, as long as you put google play on it. Yes we know rom mods, but open source shouldn't screw the oem when you brick a device right? Nearly no one, that I handle on a daily basis roots their phones, the ones under warranty that is. The ones that I do, I tell them to call the OEM cause they bricked their device (yes I work in exchanges).

32. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Very, very, very nice point!.. And, extremely well said!!!!... Perfect!

15. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

LMFAO... Don't like WP ? Is that why it keeps growing at at steady pace most users have no idea what "open source" even means, have no idea what is "symbian" , "linux" , etc... WP has a higher % of high end phone sales than Android.. The average sale price of WP is $303, Android is at 276$ ;

19. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmao Stagnating at 4% And no fluctuations

21. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

"Don't like WP ? Is that why it keeps growing at at steady pace" I think you failed to take into account that this "steady pace" you mention is slow negative growth. The grape is dying on the vine.

44. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

He's second biggest WP troll here ...the other pretends his crap doesn't stink. But they're right, WP hit what 4% in what three years, that's got to be a record.

4. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

It looks good.

7. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

But I believe the HTC One M7 looks way much better than this M8 being so tallllllll and loooooonng.

22. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Ur so right Prada guy :)

26. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Don't let trolls befriend you.. Trust me, you're walking down the wrong path... Just looking out for you..

31. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmao, says the Fanboy More like we are looking out for you I don't hate or insult you, just because you love like NokiaWpMs. That's cool by me. Chill take it easy fanboy

47. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Stranger danger.☝

33. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

You see that down there.. I never respond to this immaturity... You'll see.

39. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Group discussion is weighing the pros and cons of a debatable topic, e.g., should prostitutes be taxed? Some will say no, they have unprotected sex and spread AIDS around, but people who know prostitutes will object or live in a building that has one. But they have a living besides prostitution. The group discussions are mostly a way to see if how people's views are different, and how they perceive things. It's also comparing answers to others.

40. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Are you allowing enough space for other members to perform, * How do you take criticism * Are you polite in registering your protest or going over the top.

30. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

M8 > M7 in every single way.

8. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Here comes: Liveitup, Elitewolverine Sip1995 Billgates NokiaFtw Penny mousesport. .. let me think and recall... who else have I missed...?

13. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Its a WP related article where else would WP fans be at, silly troll.

17. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I'm not a troll or a fanboy If I dislike something and voice my reasons and negative, I'm a troll....? Lmao. It's like saying : if I don't like Porsche, cause it looks old and not good looking and has bumpy garbage drive, I'm a troll...? Or if I don't like Apple , due to my knowledge and etc... and bla bla bla reasons, and have my thoughts and opinions, I'm a troll.... Lmfao. . Really. Says the fanboy Liveitup. I owned you Start back peddling

46. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

You are a troll when you come to a wp article to call out wp fans. What if anything in that post was informative like your Porsche or apple examples? Nothing. So yes Troll. It is like me going into a android article about security, bugs, crashing and going "oh arte is here who else did I miss...." Again, due to your knowledge, lovely, lets all live in Arte land, oh wait I do that daily. Android is the bane of my existence every day. Daily playing with more phones in one setting from BB, apple, wp, android than most will.

34. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Right..

14. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Yes mention the person who owns a note 3 and wp device, and owns other androids as well. Uses a Sony Z1s and HTC One daily in my job, with access to many more android devices at the whim. But while you call us out, it was a given you of all people would be in here too...

9. NationGuettaTR

Posts: 38; Member since: Dec 28, 2013

lol it will be biggest flop of HTC. Due to customers didn't likes WP. And they don't going to give more money for nothing. HTC is always expensive. According to our country for ex. if you're buying a htc for 500 dollar we buying it over 800 dollar and it's too expensive in our country for us (Turkey). And HTC cannot sell any wp devices here with that pricing system. That's why i said it will be going to biggest flop in HTC history.

35. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Do you think more people don't like WP than people who don't know about WP?? Think about that before you awnswer..

42. darkoman4

Posts: 181; Member since: May 30, 2014

Biggest flop in history? Look what you are writing man. Do you really think HTC people are idiots. If anything there are going to be shortages of this phone on the market. HTC has no reason to think it will sell millions and therefor they will produce a small batch to feel the market. It costs them almost nothing since the hardware is the same and software is for free. Heck, it will cost them less since they don't have to pay no royalties to Apple or Microsoft unlike for their android version of M8.

16. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This would feature VoLTE but the Android version of the M8 can't...?

36. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

I thought it did... ????

54. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Nope, which is why I think if this were to be released it wouldn't support it. http://lteconference.wordpress.com/2014/03/25/classy-htc-one-m8-impresses-but-eschews-volte-and-lte-a/

55. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Read the end of the article. It "can" support it, but from what I read it's not going to happen.

60. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Oh, ok.. But, today WPC said that it will... I would trust WPC over anything when it comes to WP news.. They verify as much as they can before the report.. That's why they aren't typically the first to report WP news... I trust them, although they have been wrong on occasion... But, not usually, and they seem pretty confident this time....... ....................http://www.wpcentral.com/verizon-htc-one-w8-windows-phone-august-21
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