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Dec 5, 2015, 11:32 AM
over in the "Microsoft Pushes New Windows 10 Preview " discussion:

Phonescoop review of Lumia 950 & 950 XL?

Speaking of Windows 10 Mobile and the recently-introduced 950 & XL, it seems to me rather conspicuous by its absence is Phonescoop's usual in-depth review of either or both of those devices. Most other websites published their reports days ago. AM I missing something here?
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Nov 18, 2015, 8:14 AM
over in the "Microsoft Taking Orders for Lumia 950 XL Online" discussion:


Be great if Sprint would get off their asses and get behind a high end device like the 950 XL. It would cost me way to much money to switch carriers just to get a phone. Looks like I'll be stuck with Android for even longer. Sprint doesn't want to sell Windows phones because they say they don't sell. Well yeah if you offer one ****ty device and never advertise it or promote it, of course it's not going to sell geniuses.

Oct 12, 2015, 10:35 AM
over in the "Lumia 950 is Microsoft's Flagship Windows 10 Phone" discussion:

Screw Android

The world's first closed open-source OS. Android has all of the inherent shortcomings of an open source OS, with NONE of the awesome benefits. Google has had a plenty time to get it together and create a unified platform that works right. But they just can't seem to do it. Android has so many little annoyances that could easily be fixed if Google cared. But instead they seem intent on focusing on making Android more like iOS. Furthermore, this year's lineup of flagships is paltry in comparison to my expectations.

I will test drive the Lumia 950 and if it lives up to my expectations, this will be my next device. It looks like Microsoft (the king of OS) has finally gotten mobile right. There are too many advantages to having a unified Windo...

Oct 7, 2015, 8:26 AM
over in the "Hands on with the Lumia 950 and XL" discussion:

Lacking CDMA support, dual-SIM

Seems like a good effort on Microsoft's part, but IMO it is a FAIL that they omitted CDMA support and dual-active-SIMs. If Microsoft truly wanted to become the de-facto phone for businesses and "knock it out of the park", they just blew it.

(1) They should have exactly mimicked the RF capability of the iPhone6 and made the 950 a truly world phone.

(2) They should have made dual-active SIMs standard on these "flagship" phones. That would have been a great differentiator.

I love Windows 10 on our Surface Pro 3, I love the Windows 10 Mobile "fast ring insider" beta I have on my Lumia 635 spare phone, and I was REALLY looking forward to trading in my Android working phone and buying a Windows 10 Mobile phone with dual active SIM capabil...
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Oct 6, 2015, 2:58 PM
over in the "Hands on with the Lumia 950 and XL" discussion:


Rich—you might want to correct the sentence "On the positive side, Nokia is catering to the no-compromise folks..."

Too bad that these: a) feel cheap; b) will have limited carrier coverage in the US. As usual, Microsoft is handicapping their own chances before they're even out of the gate.

Sep 30, 2015, 8:49 AM
over in the "Microsoft Slips Up, Posts Lumia 950 and 950XL to Web Site" discussion:

Since Samsung dropped the ball on the Note 5

I'd be really interested in a review of the 950XL. Maybe Windows 10 is the answer to some of the aggravations of Android that Google and Samsung don't seem to want to fix.
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Sep 30, 2015, 10:25 AM
over in the "Microsoft Slips Up, Posts Lumia 950 and 950XL to Web Site" discussion:

It was no leak

Microsoft wanted to show you the hand that was dealt to them as a tease. Make no mistake about it this was not by mistake
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Sep 30, 2015, 12:20 PM
over in the "Microsoft Slips Up, Posts Lumia 950 and 950XL to Web Site" discussion:

What service hmm

I hope that Verizon be the one get this new windows phone. Having the icon is a grew but this 950XL looks better.
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