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Microsoft revisits #DROIDRAGE bash Android “malware” incident

Microsoft revisits #DROIDRAGE bash Android “malware” incident

Over the past few weeks, the folks at Symantec have gathered and released a "malware" warning for millions of Android Market users, and today Microsoft is taking advantage of the breakdown. Though the idea that the spread of what Symantec said was malware might NOT have been malware in the first place, just a powerful advertisement bit of software, Microsoft isn't about to let an opportunity like this slide. This week Ben Rudolph, aka @BenThePCGuy has laid down a challenge for future Windows Phone users: tell them their #DROIDRAGE stories of how bad "adware" is on Android.

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Microsoft giving Windows Phone devices away to angry Android users

Microsoft giving Windows Phone devices away to angry Android users

The folks at Microsoft appear to be taking several opportunities to give away Windows Phone devices on Twitter with a clever usage of the hashtag term #droidrage - thus far the response has been a mixed bag of respondents having real problems and a gigantic collection of obvious user errors gone wild. Taking the opportunity to gather in those Android users who aren't able to fix problems on their own into the Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone Mango fold is Microsoft's latest tactic in showing off how simple the platform can be - what we'll be waiting for here is the response from the people who though they weren't able to figure out how to use an Android phone were then able to use a Windows Phone without a hitch. It's likely that the storyline ends here, on the other hand, tracking further likely impossible.

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