BlackBerry to Cease Sales In Japan
What a lose :(
With Microsoft Window's 8, BlackBerry's BB 10, and Canonical Ubuntu phone are trying to innovate (in UI, price, design, security, apps etc) in someway to make them stand out in the crowd and grab the 3rd spot crown (hopefully they are shooting for the top but we have to be realistic here).
If we only have iOS/Mac OS X and Android/Chromium they OS will become scary similar and the differences will slowly erode away.
With the BlackBerry stopping sales in Japan, it is lessening competition for the Japanese people, which is never a good thing. Hopefully this move is only temporary until they build there shares up a bit more.
Hopefully the smartph...
All of Apples products are set up with high profit margins. They really don't care as much about market share as you might think. Even rumors of cheap iPhones have been partially responsible for driving down its stock price as of late because cheap iPhones mean lower profit margins and less money coming in. I think they will stay a "premium" brand so to speak.
My 2 1/2 year old is an expert at IOS.Its that easy to use the basics on it. It's getting stale, but I think Apple knows it. They never say what they will do next. They have tons of cash to do anything.
Android has the model for taking market share, but the OS makes nothing that I know of for Google. Go figure.
There is room for Windows and Blackberry just purely f...
Its such a widely used platform now that you would think it has all changed. I am just not aware of it.
Its actually a bit frightening thinking about what this company knows about its users and how it can use the info to give them a better experience on their phones
They have gained 2 percentage points in the US from the 3rd quarter of last year to the 4th quarter of last year
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They make tons of money.
Android has the formula for market share
T Bone said:
They aren't losing market share but there is a lack of growth and a growing sense that iOS is stale and needs a radical revamp to stay competitive,
One thing about Apple...
Tomorrow morning they could drop a bombshell with a total OS revamp. No one would ever see it coming with how secretive they are.
There is also that lingering question in everyones minds about Apple in a post Steve Jobs era. Every time they tried anything without him, they failed.
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