Yes Palm is gone because:
1. Limited capital to enable a 'next breakthrough' (they attempted a 'next copy' which is not good enough.
2. No Jonathan Ives type designer on board
3. No wide-scope CEO to have 'future vision'
Originally Posted by anantksundaram
Back on topic, I am getting a little concerned about all this adulation. Not that SJ asks for it. Indeed, I am fairly certain he squirms when he sees this type of thing.
Steve Jobs long ago...
Take a 5-7 year old Mac to the Apple Store and they will help you with your issues. I see it frequently when I visit to buy something.
Take a 5-7 year old under-the-weather Dell that is wheezing and ask for advice & ?
Originally Posted by hmurchison
Dell and Motorola. Aren't those places were good execs go to die?
If Cook had to go into one of those companies & execute a slash and burn routine and preside over the endless...
Microsoft is fighting to regain street cred & it is understandable, but it is not touting the OS, but hardware!
In my mind Microsoft is attempting to convince users that all their past issues with its OS don't matter, by focusing...
Originally Posted by Aizmov
In Captialist America Microsoft F@#ks YOU!
Microsoft seems to think buyers are uninformed boobs who will just be persuaded by advertising crap. The new "pod" buyer is overwhelmingly...
The world is moving on and they have their head up on the top floor of some executive suite and never enter a Starbucks or any other business on the ground floor.
Running down your competitor means you have nothing good to say about...
Originally Posted by teckstud
Netbooks and ultra compacts are selling big time now. Too bad we don't have our own version of a 7-11" anything now.
We will just watch as the hardware improvements make a 7-11" device...
Originally Posted by Lafe
Hey, this is fantastic news for all of us out in the rural areas with
nothing but super-slow dial-up and very expensive satellite access
to choose from!
Oh, wait. Those are the same areas that...
Between the management advice from Peter Drucker to the comments in Kahney's recent book "Inside Steve's Brain", the thread of Apple going after SPECIFIC processes and products to achieve a primary product goal seems to come...