Ramblings on a new WP flagship device, elephants and getting back on the horse.

031103-N-6536T-002 Pacific Ocean (Nov. 3, 2003) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) crewmembers participate in a flag unfurling rehearsal with the help of family and friends on the shipÕs flight deck during a Tiger Cruise. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and embarked Carrier Air Wing Eleven (CVW-11) are en route to San Diego, Calif., following an eight-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 3rd Class Elizabeth Thompson. (RELEASED)

(c) U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 3rd Class Elizabeth Thompson. (RELEASED)

As good a place to start again as any, in my humble opinion, is a recap on my current WP use. From there – the elephant in the room is probably the lack of any new WP8 flagship phone (Apps has been a constant – this is way past elephant stage). So let’s do this. Feel free to help me by continuing the discussion :)

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ABC Australia refusing to answer our #OurABCToo questions…but we can now report a key new development.


In further news on the saga of #OurABCToo – WPDU can now confirm an interesting new development, with the ABC making about the only play they could in response to our recent coverage of their handling of unofficial iView Apps for Android and Windows Phone platforms. As readers will know, on the same day an unofficial #WP8AU 3rd Party App made it’s way into the Windows Phone store, the ABC initiated action to ensure this App was removed from the MS store within hours of being made aware of it.

Now, WPDU can confirm that an official take-down request was initiated on July 21 to Google, over the unofficial 3rd Party Australian App “aview”. Unlike the same day reaction by Microsoft in withdrawing the iviewftw WP App – as at time of writing we can confirm that aview is still available in the AU Google Play store, almost a month after the ABC filed their (C) infringement action.

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