Anyway, here’s the darkhorse candidate from RIM (Research in Motion), the Blackberry company. I have to say it is really impressive, at least in terms of “completeness of vision.” (my favorite criteria from all the Gartner industry analysis reports.) RIM’s”Playbook” Tablet is really nice looking and will appeal to the corporate market plus plus.
Entries Tagged as 'Apple'
September 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments · App Phone, Apple, Completeness of Vision, iPad, Tablet
August 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Apple, Delighting Customers, Exceeding Expectations, Uncategorized
Getting tired of stories about how Apple continues to succeed? Then skip this post. There have been thousands of articles and books written about successful marketers who exceed expectations and delight customers. Apple continues to exceed expectations in hundreds of ways that most of us don’t notice, but here’s a few of the most obvious: […]
May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized
I’ve been able to get my iPhone to perform quite a few interesting tasks by clicking what I call the “improbability button *” on the iPhone headset. As of this point, I’ve seen no prototype for similar function on Android phones. Apple may really have an advantage here… *with thanks to Douglas Adams “The Hitchikers […]
February 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
From VHS to the Internet, it’s just a fact that porn drives growth of new technologies. One of the ways it does that is by pushing on boundaries so the rest of us know where the lines are. In today’s (Feb 22, 2010) NY Times, Jenna Wortham has a great article: “Apple Bans Some Apps […]
January 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments · App Phone, Stop and Shop, Uncategorized
While I should probably be writing part 3 of my epic series on the App Phone Wars, it doesn’t seem wise to spend much time on that in advance of Apple’s big announce today. And I also need to think about the impact of the new news that the Palm Pre and Pixie will now […]
January 21st, 2010 · No Comments · App Phone, Mobile Applications
I want to quickly get out this post, the Part 2 of my series on who will win the App Phone battle. This battle is only about 4 times more complicated than the Betamax vs. VHS classic, but there are some interesting parallels. Scenario 2 – Apple Wins (here’s the link to Scenario 1 on […]