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By stewi21, Senior Member on 5th February 2012, 04:36 AM
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Hi Y'all, Just bricked hard bricked my captivate, so its off to become unbrickable, so it got me thinking, who here would put in some cash to buy a cappy and get it unbrickabled for a Dev to port windows phone to the cappy? Maybe try and get featured on the XDA home page.

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5th February 2012, 05:09 PM |#2  
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Windows Phone 7 is closed source. The reason why it's good is also the reason you won't get it.

Also you can get a Samsung Focus (Captivate running WP7) off contract for under $250.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16875176259

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5th February 2012, 05:24 PM |#3  
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You can also get a copy of it for like $75, to develop with
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You can also get a copy of it for like $75, to develop with

How does one do that?

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9th February 2012, 01:28 PM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MikeyMike01

Windows Phone 7 is closed source. The reason why it's good is also the reason you won't get it.

Also you can get a Samsung Focus (Captivate running WP7) off contract for under $250.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16875176259

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I believe Focus already got Mango update if you are in Canada.
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It's hard but i hope
HD2 devs are success to port WP7 to it and i think Cappy dev can too
26th April 2012, 01:40 PM |#7  
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Go ahead!

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I believe Focus already got Mango update if you are in Canada.

Focus got Mango long ago. At least the v1.3 did, which luckily I have. I switch between it and my Captivate so neither if them get to old to quick.

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I think WP on Captivate is impossible, due to it Chipset and GPU.
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I personally think porting win mobile would be a complete loss for the captivate. i thought the whole idea of the android operating system is about freedon and doesnt win mobile pratically take that from you? please dont flame i have never used windows mobile except on my old pantech duo and my old blackjack.
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