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10743Re: [pockettunes] Re: "We are sorry to say that we are no longer able to offer customer support."

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  • LD
    Mar 3, 2012
      Agreed. I was streaming music with PTunes way back then. Check out
      thestreamcenter.com/pda to find up to date stream URLs

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      On Mar 3, 2012 3:09 PM, "Guy Greenwood" <zhangfei@...> wrote:

      > Find me a phone with as versatile a Calender as the 700P I put to pasture
      > in my
      > drawer cause it still looked so nice! My Treo Pro has a few new tricks on
      > it's
      > Windows mobile OS that make up for its Calender that sucks, but almost
      > 4 years
      > later, I haven't seen any new features anywhere that warrant a new
      > phone. Having
      > to buy a much more expensive data plan it I do doubles down on it.
      >
      > Plam OS streamed music on a Treo 600 and saved Email attachments using
      > Ptunes
      > around late 2004. Iphone released in late 2007 took 2 years to learn how
      > to
      > stream music and wasn't half the phone of my 700P. My Treo Pro released in
      > Late
      > 2008 came with features Iphone 3 released in 2009 didn't have until 2011.
      > Only thing Win Moble 6.1 fell really hort on in the English version was
      > language
      > support. I tried installing Chinese support, but removed it because it
      > made the
      > OS unstable.
      >
      > Today after jumping through hoops, I had it confirmed my Treo Pro is on a
      > slow
      > death spiral and needs replacement under
      > extended warranty. Looks like I might slowly be loosing streaming support
      > for Wondur Radio which I started using after Ptunes lost most of my
      > favorite
      > stations. At least I can open a mobile hot-spot to support a streaming
      > device
      > with wi-fi. Since HTC designed the Treo Pro, when left no other choice,
      > I will
      > likely buy one of their keyboard phones on win mobile
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: donthb <donhb@...>
      > To: pockettunes@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sat, February 4, 2012 12:11:47 PM
      > Subject: [pockettunes] Re: "We are sorry to say that we are no longer able
      > to
      > offer customer support."
      >
      >
      > Palm OS is not a walled garden the way iOS, Windows Phone and Android are
      > (in
      > that order). Find me a phone which is as open today as Palm OS has been
      > and is
      > as minimal a malware target, I will reconsider. Until such a device
      > exists, I
      > will wait until my phone dies and I am forced to deal with privacy issues
      > of
      > Android, the walled gardens and privacy issues of iOS or Windows Phone.
      > Even
      > webOS had these issues and developers, if they were to support the
      > platform,
      > were forced to open source their code. This last item, I think, is why
      > webOS
      > failed to get the developer support that many pundits think is required
      > for a
      > successful mobile platform.
      >
      > I believe mobile technology has taken as many steps forward as back.
      >
      > --- In pockettunes@yahoogroups.com, "Herb Ringersen" <hringersen@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Wakeup and get a new phone. Pocket Tunes was great 3 years ago.
      > > So as the Horse & Buggy back in the day! Stop clinging to old unsupported
      > > technknowlogy that you don't need.
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: donthb
      > > To: pockettunes@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 4:41 PM
      > > Subject: [pockettunes] Re: "We are sorry to say that we are no longer
      > able to
      > >offer customer support."
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I know this is an old thread, but I would upgrade even if the product is
      > >unsupported.
      > >
      > > What I find extraordinary is how few developers have voiced concern with
      > how
      > >proprietary and closed mobile platforms have become. Palm OS with all its
      > >implementation compromises didn't handcuff developers the way current
      > mobile
      > >platforms do.
      > >
      > > You probably considered the following but I'll included it anyway: If
      > priced
      > >right others may buy/upgrade to an unsupported version. Alternatively, it
      > may
      > >make sense to to only allow upgrades because existing licensees are
      > familiar
      > >with your product. There is always the alternative of modifying your code
      > so any
      > >existing licensee can download and use the most current unsupported
      > release.
      > >This option may be the least problematic for you too. If you do decide to
      > >produce an Android version consider allowing the the use of the license
      > code
      > >with unsupported versions.
      > >
      > > Thanks for the software in any case.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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