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Microsoft: "iPhone 4 might be their Vista"

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 14 Jul 2010 18:03 User comments (7)

Microsoft: "iPhone 4 might be their Vista" Kevin Turner, Microsoft's COO has compared Apple's recently launched iPhone 4 to their own Windows Vista, which was plagued with problems from the start, eventually becoming one of the company's worst operating systems, ever.
"It looks like the iPhone 4 might be their Vista, and I'm okay with that," says Turner.

Vista launched in 2007, and users instantly berated how much memory the operating system used, as well as other glaring problems like software and driver compatibility issues.

Turner took a small shot at the iPhone 4 and its antenna issues when asked about the company's upcoming Windows Phone 7: "One of the things I want to make sure you know today is that you're going to be able to use a Windows Phone 7 and not have to worry about how you're holding it to make a phone call."

Last week, Consumer Reports, the respected nonprofit organization that publishes guides on all kinds of products and makes recommendations to consumers said yesterday it could not recommend the Apple iPhone 4, due to the antenna issues.

But hey, if worst comes to worst, you can always just use duct tape.

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7 user comments

114.7.2010 19:48

Quote:
"One of the things I want to make sure you know today is that you're going to be able to use a Windows Phone 7 and not have to worry about how you're holding it to make a phone call."


But what about RRoD? Huh? Bet you won't see that one comin' :P lol

214.7.2010 22:04

Hurry up Microsoft and release Window's Phone 7. My 4 year old phone is dying and I need a new one soon. Still waiting till companies start using dual-core Qualcomm chips.

314.7.2010 22:24

Quote:
"One of the things I want to make sure you know today is that you're going to be able to use a Windows Phone 7 and not have to worry about how you're holding it to make a phone call."
Comments like this will be the joke of the year. The Apple spin machine really dropped a turd when they used the excuse that people are holding their phones wrong. That will now be the big joke for the rest of the lifespan of the iPhone4.

414.7.2010 22:40

jookycola, edit your sig to conform to forum specs ASAP. yours is 70,194 bytes.
2. An image-only signature should be less than 50kb in size, and be at most 500 pixels wide and 200 pixels tall.

514.7.2010 22:56

Originally posted by mike.m:
Hurry up Microsoft and release Window's Phone 7. My 4 year old phone is dying and I need a new one soon. Still waiting till companies start using dual-core Qualcomm chips.
LOL...forget WinMo7; it is going to crash and burn just like Kin...but at least the "phone" part of it will probably work well.

615.7.2010 1:06

sad so sad, microsoft is just going to release "Vista" after Apple

715.7.2010 14:22

I don't think anything could be as sh**ty as Vista. I'm sure Apple will survive.

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