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By steven178s, Senior Member on 3rd August 2014, 04:38 AM
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20th August 2014, 04:37 AM |#11  
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Windows announced a couple months back that all devices under 8 or 9 inches are free now. No need to pay for a license. I'll have to look up the article I read, but I'm sure a quick Google search would yield done results.

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Looks like you are spot on! Which answers the question and makes it more plausible.

Free Windows phone for devices < 9" Save your jokes!

This almost makes me feel like Microsoft should make it easier to convert an Android version for people that are curious to use their OS. Furthermore, it would be brilliant to help adoption rate if they give free licenses and encourage existing devices to convert to Windows in a simple easy way. Starting to see some light here.
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20th August 2014, 05:43 AM |#12  
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A ROM like the gpe one coming? But w8

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20th August 2014, 06:40 AM |#13  
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I think if this wp8 phone had identical hardware and a stock RUU were to appear one could flash this ROM with S-OFF.

Technically speaking sense is not open source and that doesn't stop people from attempting to port it other devices. Almost always OEM ports are proof of concept.

Unless Windows/HTC were to issue a cease and desist letter to the dev community (which I don't see happening considering at this point they would be thrilled people would have an interest period) I don't see this being an issue if hardware specifications are the same or equal enough

MS already went after XDA, hence all the windows phone software on the site was removed.
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I would love the idea of dual boot, but honestly I would do Android/UbuntuPhone
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