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    News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Over 90,000 staff worldwide to receive devices for free.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    One way to make sure you get some more users than Kin!

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    That's a pretty good idea. I salute microsoft.

    PLus, it might flood the ebay market as MS employees with Android phones flog theirs.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Use the £15 million this move would probably cost to provide cheaper windows phones to the consumer :/

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Quote Originally Posted by Nelsaidi View Post
    Use the £15 million this move would probably cost to provide cheaper windows phones to the consumer :/
    Spread over the number they hope to sell to real consumers, pfff!

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    Spread over the number they hope to sell to real consumers, pfff!
    Agreed. Wow, less than 2p.

    This is cheap advertising for MS.

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    Spread over the number they hope to sell to real consumers, pfff!
    True - my Desire is on contract and I wont be upgrading anytime soon, however I was thinking give something like £50 off for the first 300,000 purchases or something. That could encourage more sales, :/

    Mind you if I was a microsoft worker I would so not be saying this

    And it is a good yet expensive advertisement scheme.

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    You gotta feel sorry for them lot!

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Word-of-mouth advertising spread by Microsoft employees... it's hardly the same as word-of-mouth advertising spread by the general populace.

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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Ack. It's called testing - why is this so surprising? Google + Apple did the same thing.

    I actually think this thing looks interesting - it would be nice to get some competition for Apple from someone other than google.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    I just hope they dont cock it up as per the usual.

    The fact is, if the product is good, it will sell. No number of free phones to employees will alter this.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Quote Originally Posted by dangel View Post
    Ack. It's called testing - why is this so surprising? Google + Apple did the same thing.

    I actually think this thing looks interesting - it would be nice to get some competition for Apple from someone other than google.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Does anyone know any Microsoft employees?

    Don't think I do.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    If the windows phone sells out, it could be a chance for some money making, if these phones are initially in excess.

    I considered ordering a number of kinect devices on preorder - but im beginning to think kinect wont be as big as MS hope.
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Quote Originally Posted by Shooty* View Post
    Does anyone know any Microsoft employees?

    Don't think I do.
    Plenty.....

    Mainly because I worked there for over a year

    Given your location you are unlikely to, seeing as it's only really Reading/London and a little bit in Edinburgh but that is it for the UK IIRC
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    Re: News - All Microsoft employees to get Windows Phones

    Their employees will stick with their iPhones, IMHO

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