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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
interesting article by gigaom.com – worth a read.
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.
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 […]