Tag: iphone

By October 6, 2015 5 Comments Read More →

Microsoft Goes To War

In April of 2015, I said that Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, wasn’t waging a war. I was wrong. Armed with two new Surface devices and three new phones, Nadella looks to reclaim Microsoft lost land. That is my take-away after getting a preview of the devices and the strategy behinds today’s Microsoft hardware event. Microsoft new […]

By October 10, 2014 18 Comments Read More →

BlackBerry’s New Passport is Cool and Sexy. Is This The Beginning of a ComeBack?

BlackBerry’s new Passport is eye-catching. Women call it “sexy.” Men say it’s “cool.” And once they use it, iPhone owners apologetically concede that they “only have an iPhone.” But does that mean BlackBerry is poised to regain a dominant share of the mass handset market? Hold that thought. I’ll come back to answer that question […]

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By August 7, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

BYOD As We Know It Is Dead

“Cell phones” at work are not new. Nor are smart phones. Many credit Blackberry for inventing the concept, but few would argue that Apple with its iPhone, more than other device created this explosive phenomena called BYOD – Bring Your Own Device to work. Most of what BYOD seems to represent so far is an […]

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By September 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Nokia Maps Put Consumers at Ease, Unlike Google or Apple

People don’t remember phone #’s, because they don’t have to. People don’t need to worry about spelling, because they don’t have to. People don’t need to know how to get from one place to another, because they don’t need to – or shouldn’t need to. Amid a rash of criticism of Apple’s new mapping system […]

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By December 8, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Amazon vs Retailers: No Christmas Cheer

Amazon is running a 24 hour trial this weekend (12/10) that has retailers upset. The trial uses the Amazon application “Price Check” and offers a $5 discount based off the Amazon Price as an incentive for consumers to share in-store advertised prices with them. At issue is how many consumers will choose to purchase steer their […]

By August 4, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

By 2012, Mobile in-App purchasing will be the next big thing

interesting article by gigaom.com – worth a read.

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By July 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

RIM Fights Back: My Interview with Canada’s Global News Network

RIM’s first Beavis and Butthead moment dates as far back as 2007 when it should have asked itself why it didn’t invent the iPhone.

By May 23, 2011 1 Comments Read More →

Is RIM Done?

This time we’ve asked ourselves: Is RIM Done? Analysts are of two distinct minds on Research in Motion (RIM) – one is that RIM is done, another – that current problems are temporary and that RIM stock is a screaming buy. RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM, MGI Index= 2,396) shares continue to be under pressure, while Apple, (NASDAQ:AAPL, MGI […]