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Re: [News] Wal-Mart dumping Palm's Linux Phones for $80 Apiece

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____/ Goblin on Tuesday 29 Sep 2009 09:33 : \____

> Microsoft troll wrote:
>> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:2358819.9A2HvPv6tv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>>> Wal-Mart selling Palm Pre for $80
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | Just one day after Amazon dropped the price of the
>>> | popular Palm Pre smartphone to $100 USD, Wal-Mart
>>> | has begun selling the phone for $80 USD with two-
>>> | year contract with exclusive carrier Sprint.
>>> `----
>>> http://www.afterdawn.com/news/archive/19626.cfm
>> <snip Microsoft troll />
> Thats probably why WinMO gets so much bad press....Myself included I
> suffered it on an MDA Mail....its performance was like trying to run
> Crysis on a C64.
> Ive documented it many times and it appears my WinMO experience is not
> at all unique....maybe thats why Ballmer is alleged to have said "We
> screwed up with Windows Mobile".....yep, they sure did...thats another
> product to add to the list...
> It wouldn't be so bad if you didn't have to pay to be "done over" by
> Microsoft products.....

It's possible that more people will move from smartphones to that
whole "smartbooks" form factor. Just look at the N900 with 3-D effects. Apple
and Microsoft don't quite have an OS that competes at that level, not yet anyway.

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