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Steve Jobs warns about Google fragmentation and 7inch tablets

by Carolina Milanesi  |  October 19, 2010  |  Comments Off

In an unexpected appearance during the Apple’s earnings call Steve Jobs had a word of warning for some of Apple’s competitors. In what many will see as just competition trashing I see some truth. RIM It is true that RIM is struggling in appealing to a wider consumer audience. While they are attacked in the [...]

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So our media tablet forecast is out. Have we been drinking the Kool-Aid???

by Carolina Milanesi  |  October 15, 2010  |  7 Comments

We released our media tablet forecast earlier in the week as part of our new connected consumer electronics coverage (Forecast: Connected Mobile Consumer Electronics, Worldwide, 2008-2014) and today we have sent out a press release on the forecast. Some will look at our numbers and think that we are being way too optimistic, some will [...]

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Windows Phone 7 promises to help doing things faster and better, but is that enough?

by Carolina Milanesi  |  October 11, 2010  |  Comments Off

Windows Phone 7 is finally here, after what seems like a very long wait and after witnessing the premature departure of its younger sibling KIN. There has certainly been a lot of attention in the press around today’s launch and with the big splash MS has made to cover the come back into the smartphone [...]

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Samsung says Bye-Bye Symbian

by Carolina Milanesi  |  October 1, 2010  |  1 Comment

A message on behalf of Samsung Mobile Innovator Dear Symbian developers, 

 Samsung Mobile Innovator will discontinue its Symbian support service from December 31st 2010. This message appeared on the Samsung Mobile Innovator site and makes Samsung’s position on Symbian official. To industry watchers this should not come as a surprise. The last volume driver that Samsung [...]

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