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Amazon is helping to kill off Android Tablets

I read “Amazon ups the ante in war against Apple” by Adam Lashinsky (http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/09/07/amazon-vs-apple/) about how Amazon is hurting Apple, but it didn’t look at how the new Kindle Fire is helping to kill off the Android tablet market. Just as many companies tried to come up with iPod killers and failed, it is common… Read More »

Less than 18% of smartphone usage are for calls and texts.

http://mediacentre.o2.co.uk/Press-Releases/Making-calls-has-become-fifth-most-frequent-use-for-a-Smartphone-for-newly-networked-generation-of-users-390.aspx Interesting research results from O2 looking at smartphone usage. Our combined usage on phonecalls and texts are lower than browsing the web. It can be the answer to why Apple released Safari/webkit years before iPhone and still enforce that webkit being used for all web browsing on iPhone and iPad. It was a long… Read More »

42-megapixel camera phone, by Nokia, runs on Symbian!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17178014 http://europe.nokia.com/pureview Nokia announced a new phonewith 41-megapixel camera on the opening day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Technically, the camera is amazing and will easily be the best camera phone out there. But strategically, it will fail no matter if it sells well or not. All because Nokia chose to power the phone by… Read More »

Nokia, stop looking back!

Nokia celebrates 1.5bn phones running on S40 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16712308) Nokia, you announced that you are fully committed to Windows Mobile going forward back in February 2011! Nearly a full year on, you are still lingering on to the past. You want people to know that you are the best Windows Phone maker, but you are not… Read More »