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shakeeb
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1/31/2016 | 1:50:51 PM
Re: Not out of the game yet
@tzubair- Very true, but I am sure it's much better than having their mobile market crashed. I think it's a wise decision Microsoft should make.

 
progman2000
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1/31/2016 | 1:29:08 PM
Re: Enterprise sales?
Honestly, I wonder how much of it has to do with the Microsoft "stigma". I remember back in the day not wanting a Windows phone simply because i am connected to Windows 24/7 already because of work. Now, MS just kind of has the sigma associated to it that IBM had back in the day (which is ironic...)
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1/31/2016 | 1:26:43 PM
Re: Not out of the game yet
Thanks for that. Guess I need to check one out...
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1/31/2016 | 1:02:04 PM
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"Microsoft could have their own app development team with some creative ideas to increase the users. Thereafter they could get some 3rd party developers to continue. "

@shakeeb: That's a good suggestion and something MS has been doing lately, but it comes at a huge cost. Having full-time developers developing apps for your platform without significant revenue coming from the apps can be a huge financial burden.

 
shakeeb
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1/31/2016 | 11:33:18 AM
Re: Not out of the game yet
@progman2000 – Trust me Samsung has some awesome tablets, quite slim compared to the ones they had some time back. 
shakeeb
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1/31/2016 | 11:11:36 AM
Re: Not out of the game yet
@SachinEE – I think Windows is not the right OS for Smartphones, it just limits its capabilities which users don't like. I wish there were phones where we could load the OS we prefer. 
shakeeb
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1/31/2016 | 11:06:04 AM
Re: Enterprise sales?
@mejiac – Are you referring to some basic office environment apps? Exchange emails, document manager etc. or are those the special apps VPNs, workflow management etc.

 
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1/31/2016 | 11:00:39 AM
Re: Enterprise sales?
@progman2000 – Do you think it's the specs and the features of the device that caused this or is it the OS itself? I remember Lumia launching a phone with 40mp camera (Lumia 1020).
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1/31/2016 | 10:57:41 AM
Re: Not out of the game yet
@progman2000 – It should be very difficult for Microsoft to recover the brand unless they do something extraordinary. It's sad that Microsoft is deploying other revenue channels on this to recover. 
shakeeb
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1/31/2016 | 10:31:57 AM
Re: Not out of the game yet
@tzubair – Microsoft would should always look at ways to improve their products hence allowing employees to use any other device would always help. 
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