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Microsoft Uses IOS5 Upgrade Woes & Blackberry Outage as Promo For Windows Phone

October 13, 2011 2 Comments

Having trouble with your IOS5 update on you iPhone? Are you suffering from the worldwide Blackberry outages? Well then what you need is a Windows Phone!

That’s the message Ben Rudolph on twitter ( @BenThePCGuy ) went with yesterday as he tweeted to Apple and Blackberry customers about their mobile woes. Ben then took it a step further and is offering 25 Windows Phones for the top 25 replies as to why they need a Windows Phone.

Ben will be announcing the winners today so if you are one of the many frustrated iPhone of Blackberry users – you can take a crack at winning a free WIndows Phone.

Here are some of the best replies so far:


  • @BenThePCGuy i want to upgrade to #windowsphone because iOS5 upgrade makes me want to throw my apple products out the window.
  • #windowsphone @benthePcguy Windows phone 7 is the only platform with a distinctive personality
  • Apple has now bricked my iPhone…and the servers are overloaded so I can’t update.  This infatuation with Apple hurts today.  Mucho.
  • @BenThePCGuy spent over 5 hours trying to update iPad and iPhone today .Dreaming the day i have a Windows 8 Tablet and a linked Winmo Phone
  • @BenThePCGuy BB, you left a really bad taste in my mouth, Apples are sour and I hate Icecream Sandwiches. Give me Mango! #windowsphone


Have a better reason? Try tweeting @BenThePCGuy for your chance to win


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  • Hardik_hrc

    posted a long list of comments there and not to win the competition but just to have my word on it!! 

    • http://wp7connect.com Hyde13

      nice…  I’ll take a look in a bit   : )

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