I have to say I’m damn impressed with the iPhone SDK PRESS EVENT. Yes folks, before we start hyperventilating about how this SDK will change the trajectory of computing devices for the next two decades… let’s not forget this is a 1.0 effort, has significant limitations (no multitasking, really?) and was only a PRESS EVENT.Nonetheless, … Continue reading Re: Apple iPhone SDK, Why has everyone missed this?
Google doesn’t get networking? Huh?
Today’s Wall Street Journal has an excellent article pontificating on Google’s plan for the Wireless spectrum auction in the United States. I highly recommend the article if you are a WSJ subscriber.In readin the article, I’ve lost all respect for ABI Research’s Nadine Manjaro. The last paragraph of the article states,ABI Research senior analyst Nadine … Continue reading Google doesn’t get networking? Huh?
Apple buzz and the oceans
I’m very much enjoying the launch of the iPhone here in Europe today. In the UK, the phones go on sale at 6:02p, as O2 is the official carrier of the device.However, its really disappointing to see how little buzz the phone has generated in the popular media. There has been very little press coverage … Continue reading Apple buzz and the oceans
Google Android and why I think it will succeed
Over the course of the last two days, I’ve now had three conversations with very smart people about Google’s launch into the mobile phone market with Android. As I’ve disagreed with all three of them, I’ve decided to write up my reasons for being so bullish about it.I think the mobile telephone market is at … Continue reading Google Android and why I think it will succeed
Apple Buzz — Making the world better, or not?
One of the worldful things about the Apple buzz machine is how it is starting to take on a life of its own.The NY Times reports today that Apple iPhone users are traveling around the world and incurring HUGE roaming charges for data and voice services.Turns out… this is not new news.One could do a … Continue reading Apple Buzz — Making the world better, or not?
Right hand / Left hand?
I have a habit of trying to understand what makes businesses tick. I try to understand where their motivations lie and based on that where they are and even more interesting, are not going. One of the market sectors I have tremendous interest in, but that makes absolutely no sense is mobile telephony.Its been a … Continue reading Right hand / Left hand?