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what exactly does this mean?

by Gennew / October 22, 2013 2:32 PM PDT

now that nokia has decided to stop app support on sybian and meego,what does it mean:does it mean that a lot of apps will expire or that ur phone will crash.........but cant wp8 b somehow install in some of this high end meego/symbian devices like N9,it would b nice at least N9's speccs outweighs the likes of the lumia 520 to say 920

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Nope
by Pepe7 / October 23, 2013 5:26 AM PDT

Apps don't expire like milk. It just means they won't be putting out new stuff on those platforms, and won't provide help with what's already out there in the marketplace.

Also, while it is possible to make WP8 compatible with other handsets, if there's no real money to be made in this venture, it's not going to be rolled out by MS.

FWIW, other than the built in storage & RAM, the specs are quite similar between those handsets.

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by Gennew / October 23, 2013 10:58 AM PDT
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pepe7 u seem learned in this stuffs,am a novice with potentials though n i wud love to hookup with u mayb on say facebook as am nt on any social stuff .....name Godwin Adukwu.look 4ward to ur reply

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator to remove personal email address on 10/24/2013 at 8:55 AM PT

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more clrification.
by Gennew / October 23, 2013 11:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Nope

i actually want to buy an N9...i dont tink am ready for lumia jst yet,u need lots of data for lumia n bsides there ah lots of inbuilt apps that i may nt need asides from the fact that am nt comfortable with its shortcomings.....so like facebook,twitter,youtube and the likes do you think upgrades cud still b available via browsers like opera\uc web to take care of API changes as this is the only major consequences of nokia's neglect...games n apps will still b available on other stores.....in all do u tink i should still buy this phone?

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My friends that develop apps
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 23, 2013 11:26 AM PDT
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Upgrades via mobile browsers?
by Pepe7 / October 23, 2013 2:05 PM PDT
In reply to: more clrification.

Nope, don't expect that. They will be pushing the features of the apps, not what you can get via a standard desktop web browser interface.

Personally, I would move to an Android handset if possible, such as the Samsung Galaxy S4. Not sure why you need to stick w/ Nokia. If the OS they are using is no longer supported, it's time to look at other options amigo.

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