There's no need for Microsoft (MSFT) to make its own phone, says Windows Phone VP Terry Myerson,...

There's no need for Microsoft (MSFT) to make its own phone, says Windows Phone VP Terry Myerson, shooting down speculation that had come up after multiple reports last fall stated Microsoft views a home-grown as a backup plan if WP8 launches prove disappointing. Myerson states a Microsoft phone would only be necessary if "Nokia (NOK) or HTC or other primary partners were not providing the consumer experience we think was possible on our platform," something he doesn't think is the case.
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  • chopchop0
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    NOK lumia 920 has been pretty good reviews from people I know that have used to it. If I didn't have my GN2, it would be my next choice
    16 Apr 2013, 02:13 PM Reply Like
  • wigit5
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    the 920 is a very nice device not without it's quirks though, the latest quirk to get some attention on the forums is when you use a generic charger the touch screen stops working rendering it nearly useless while it's charging...


    for some reason this doesn't happen with the wireless charging solutions nor the Nokia charger that comes with the phone...
    16 Apr 2013, 02:15 PM Reply Like
  • Ben Hanson
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    My HTC Rezound (replaced with a Lumia 822) used to do the same thing. I wonder what causes that.
    16 Apr 2013, 02:32 PM Reply Like
  • jjmc2001
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    Just a quick comment that I use both the Nokia charging pad and a generic one with no problems. I often use the speakerphone while it is on either pad. Windows 8 & WP8 had a high learning curve for me but I am a happy user now. Just bought my second Windows 8 laptop and all systems work fine including linking up to my office hardware (old XP servers).
    16 Apr 2013, 02:36 PM Reply Like
  • wigit5
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    I should note I don't always experience this issue (and it seems to be intermittent as well on the forums). Sometimes I plug it in and can use all the functions other times I plug it in and can't use anything...


    I haven't the slightest what is the cause of the problem.
    16 Apr 2013, 02:39 PM Reply Like
  • jjmc2001
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    Sound like the ghost of Steve Jobs.
    16 Apr 2013, 02:44 PM Reply Like
  • jb8967
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    Then it's obviously related to a different voltage and/or amperage spec on the proprietary charger versus a generic one.
    16 Apr 2013, 03:58 PM Reply Like
  • skiz
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    My Samsung had exactly the same issue. Find a different charger and move on.
    16 Apr 2013, 04:12 PM Reply Like
  • mman
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    Same problem on iPhone 5
    16 Apr 2013, 03:34 PM Reply Like
  • Jacob Steinberg
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    This confirms what I've been saying for months.
    16 Apr 2013, 03:40 PM Reply Like
  • InvestorDaliy
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    MS couldnt build a better a phone to save the world, i told everyone a year ago they wouldnt, all they need to do is drop sme marketing cash and is it on like donkey kong
    16 Apr 2013, 04:50 PM Reply Like
  • flybywire54
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    Yes sometimes not always , I had the same problem on my 920 when charging conventionally , not say not work at all but the touch screen response becomes jerky . Could it be due to voltage or magnetic field interfering with the touch screen capacitive sensitivity or some sensor ? Fortunately this problem is rare for me .
    16 Apr 2013, 08:18 PM Reply Like
  • WhatdoIknow1
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    It's natural to try and emulate the ones you admire but it's always better if you're happy with who you are and qualities you bring to the table. Deep down Microsoft always knew this. It just took a little time for them to come to terms with it.


    Long Nokia
    16 Apr 2013, 10:15 PM Reply Like
  • gussieboy
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    I love my Nokia phone! Best phone I have ever had.
    16 Apr 2013, 11:33 PM Reply Like
  • patt2374
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    I also love my Nokia Lumia 920 and have had none of the above problems.
    Now my Apple 5 was a disaster. That is why I switched - not to mention a more coherent ecosystem.
    I think Apple is the one who is riding on the fumes of past glory. Time will tell.
    17 Apr 2013, 12:16 AM Reply Like
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