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Susan Fourtané
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7/8/2016 | 8:55:13 AM
Re: The Edge: A Smartphone Whose Time Has Come
Technorati, 

You made me laugh with "those soul stealing doors." :D 

Yes, I am very happy with all my devices. They deliver all what I need and like. They have never malfunctioned, they simply work. Even my current MacBook Pro now I would say is a bit old (like 4 years) has never had a problem of any kind. That, for me, is priceless. I also save lots of time and energy when I have to upgrade just getting the next new Apple X. By the end of this year I will upgrade my Mac as well. 

So yes, while people try to figure out which new hot smartphone should they buy I just wait for the iPhone 7 Plus. 

Sometimes that happens with the notifications. No worries. 

-Susan 
Technocrati
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7/6/2016 | 7:32:24 PM
Re: The Edge: A Smartphone Whose Time Has Come

@Susan    I hear you.  It is nice to have something you can just keep buying because you are happy with it as opposed to doing endless comparisons.   : ) 

 

No my present company does not have it's own BYOD program.  The environment I am in now is very informal so much so that when I first started a VP told me, "This company is not corporate and never will be..."

What a refreshing statement, considering I had just come from an environment totally opposite to that.  I must say I don't miss the "corporate jungle" and the only way I will ever enter those "soul stealing" doors again will be as a consultant. 

 

P.S. Sorry it took so long to respond, I didn't get the usual email for some reason. :\

DDURBIN1
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7/1/2016 | 2:57:46 PM
Re: Don't count MS totally out just yet
Yeah, the next Apple models or whatever always gets on everybody's list whether the "leaked" info is correct or not.

PCs out number any other OS in business to a tune of 90%. To re-state, a PC in your hand is very tempting particularly for business.  What security issues?  What everything else? Windows 10 Mobile is a full subset of Windows 10 and fits very well in the same "windows" business architecture previous versions didn't.  

Now if you can tell me why the PC computing platform occupies 90% of the business space you might have your answer as to why it might be hot.   What makes consumers resistant to changing away from iOS or Android doesn't hold true for business.  There are now plenty of good reasons for a business to deploy Windows 10 smartphones, same reasons PC are deployed in their businesses.

 

Susan Fourtané
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7/1/2016 | 1:00:59 PM
Re: Don't count MS totally out just yet
Ddurbin1, 

Maybe you mean the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to be realsed this fall? An iPhone 7S would come just after that. 

It's not just the lack of applications what a Windows 10 phone lacks. It goes from security to everything else. Businesses are quite happy with iPhones and Android phones. I don't see any business changing to Windows phones. Microsoft's attempt into diving the mobile waters was a total fail.

What do you think would have made Windows 10 phones make the list of "hot smartphones"? 

-Susan
Susan Fourtané
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7/1/2016 | 12:48:45 PM
Re: The Edge: A Smartphone Whose Time Has Come
Technorati, 

Thank you. :) I certainly will. I love my iPhone 6 Plus, and I love iOS. I don't even have to look at other options. 

Does your company have a BYOD program?

-Susan
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7/1/2016 | 10:11:37 AM
Don't count MS totally out just yet
So the Apple 7S and Lenovo Phab make this list but not a Microsoft's Windows 10 phone.  Yes, MS has done a totally awful job in mobile but in true MS fashion, fourth time is usually the charm for them. NuAns launched the Neo today, 7/1.  Expect more third parties to deliver Windows 10 phones that can be turned into a PC with external peripherals.  Sure there are still problems with a lack of competitive apps and the Windows store sucks compared to iTunes and Google Play but still a PC in your hand is going to be very tempting for business at least.
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6/30/2016 | 6:40:46 PM
Re: The Edge: A Smartphone Whose Time Has Come

@Susan    Nope.   Never had one and I am out numbered at work by iPhone users.  Oh Well, "You can lead a horse to water ....."

 

Enjoy that new iPhone 7 Plus.  : ) 

Susan Fourtané
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6/30/2016 | 6:40:27 PM
Fairphone 2?
I see Fairphone 2 didn't make it to the list, Thomas. Maybe because the phone i only available in Europe for now? 

-Susan
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6/30/2016 | 6:33:07 PM
Re: The Edge: A Smartphone Whose Time Has Come
Technorati, 

Loyal Android user? Never an iPhone? 

Sould I say then that as a loyal Apple user my next phone will be the iPhone 7 Plus? :) 

-Susan
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6/30/2016 | 1:58:09 PM
The Edge: A Smartphone Whose Time Has Come

Thanks Thomas for this list of Smartphones.   I am coming up on the time to replace mine and as a loyal android user it looks like the Edge will be my next phone.



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