Want to know about Apple’s iPhone 5S (& #iPhone 5C) & other new $AAPL gadgets. I will be reporting live and you can follow the updates by visiting GigaOM Continue reading Blogging Live from Cupertino.
Here is what I am doing this weekend: Setting up a GSM iPhone 5 to work with Truphone when visiting Europe later this month. Playing around with a new Moto-X. Trying out the new Xperia-Z-1 phone. Playing with Nokia Lumia 1020. Trying out my first Windows laptop in a long-time. I guess it is the … Continue reading Gadgets, Gadgets, Gadgets
In the heyday of the PC, despite its diminutive size, Apple became a kingmaker by embracing those new technologies. It was the first one to embrace the WiFi early, even when WiFi was expensive. I was thinking about that fruit-boost today, when another company benefitted from Apple, albeit indirectly. When iPhone came out in 2007, … Continue reading Rising iPhone lifts all boats
We at GigaOM, decided to do a retrospective on the occasion of iPhone’s 5th birthday. Here is a snippet from my post, Touched by greatness: the iPhone years, which takes a trip down the memory lane and pays homage to devices before the iPhone. What they didn’t realize or didn’t see was that iPhone had … Continue reading The iPhone’s touch
“We are navigating through a significant company transition in an industry environment that continues to evolve and shift quickly. Over the last year we have made progress on our new strategy, but we have faced greater than expected competitive challenges … We have a clear sense of urgency to move our strategy forward even faster … Continue reading Game over?
Samsung in an effort to “ambush” the iPhone 4S launch in Sydney started selling their Galaxy S II for $2. I am not sure if that is a good idea. It is a sign of desperation and straight up devalues their brand. Continue reading Is Samsung getting desperate?
Last week when I went to see Google+ team, they gave me a little +1 button. I am using that as a real-world plus one button for things I like and taking photos of those things. How is that for marrying virtual with physical world. Continue reading How is this for a real world “plus one”
Earlier this morning news came out that Android is now more desired than Apple’s iOS-based iPhones. The results of the “smartphone” survey reminded me of a scene from one of my favorite BBC series, Yes Prime Minister. As this clip shows that opinion polls can be massaged to get any kind of answer – one … Continue reading Android vs iPhone Surveys. Yes Prime Minister Version