It was a question, rather than a statement, about the locked-out apps.
People were asking what the catch was. This is a possible gotcha, but if
that would break the terms of distribution for Windows Mobile, then
obviously you can install 3rd-party apps. Typically, though, Microsoft tend
to sue if you miss out Microsoft components at the expense of others.
Interoperability has never been a catch-phrase at Redmond.
On 09/11/2006 2:04, "Tom Motoyoshi Kalland" <tmk_at_infeline.org> wrote:
> For real? It won't let you install 3rd party apps like Opera and Skype?
> Isn't that the whole point of getting these smart phones (a bit tired of
> how closed the normal Japanese phones are)? :/
> I'm mainly using Macs too so wondering about the sync'ing. Anyone got
> any opinion on this for example?
> Regards, Tom
> Hugh Ashton wrote:
>> On 08/11/2006 0:05, "Stuart Woodward" <stuartcw_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The SoftBank X01HT looks really nice. It is even wifi capable.
>>> What's the catch? :-)
>> It uses a Micro$oft operating system?
>> It's hacked so no third-party apps can be installed?
>> It won't sync with Macintoshes?
>> And as they say, it won't send MMS, so any non-SB messages have to go
>> through an ISP (packet charges)
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