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  1. genuine555's Avatar
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    ...about the (enduring) lack of so many features on WP and why actually.

    WHY are they lacking ? Is it intentional design or all simply platform flaws/limitations, and the designers couldn't have done it anyway? Seems hard to believe imo...

    WHEN, if at all, can we expect some of them? Like bt file transfer, EQ, better backup feature? Euhm...customs sounds overall? You know, the little things that matter...


    CAN we expect them from MS, even for WP7.5, or should we put all of our hopes and wishes on you guys? Can devs pull them off eventually? But I guess also that would depend on MS and their willfullness to open up the damn thing :@ ?

    This whole WP marketing, and the rather infant-like way it distinguishes itself from other OS'es, raises some very big questionmarks if you think about it.

    Most "new" features they have and will come up with should have been "basic" features in the first place, and have been "basic" features for years now on the mid/high end range phones. And the list really ain't short neither. But hey, can't blame them can't we? It's a "new" feature (...again :dry...)


    Would like to know more about this...
  2. genuine555's Avatar
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    Please, not all at once ;)
  3. DanSmithKY's Avatar
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    I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of what you are looking for will come with WP8. Just keep a look out for the consumer-focused unveiling of the OS.

    Devs will try to fill any holes they find, but we are working in a system, and there are limitations to what we can do.
    Xbox Live Gamertag: DanSmithKY
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    The features you mention are impossible to implement in an official third party app as DanSmithKY said. Your options are to wait and see if WP8 makes these possible, or to go the unofficial route and check out some custom ROMs, many of which have the features you mentioned.
  5. genuine555's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by thed View Post
    The features you mention are impossible to implement in an official third party app as DanSmithKY said. Your options are to wait and see if WP8 makes these possible, or to go the unofficial route and check out some custom ROMs, many of which have the features you mentioned.
    But then the smoothness would be (most likely) gone or at least thinned out sorta speak.
    If MS would make it possible on WP8, they would redeem themselves. If they would make it happen for WP7.8 too, then they would be proving themselves caring for their consumers, but that's not really the case...

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