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The Week in Mobile – December 19, 2015

Here’s my quick take on this week’s stories about smartphones, tablets, and supporting technologies that I found interesting. 5G Service Coming to Verizon in 2017 Now that everyone is using 4G LTE cellular service, Verizon is starting to talk about its upcoming fifth … Continue reading

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Mobile Update – August 6, 2012

Hi mobile followers! Here are some of the interesting recent stories in mobile industry along with my unique commentary. Mobile News Making Sense of Mobile Browser Marketshare Numbers I’ve been seeing all sorts of different data about mobile browser market … Continue reading

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Did Microsoft catch a break this year in mobile?

Back in 2010 Steve Ballmer said that Microsoft “missed a cycle” in mobile. That’s true. While Microsoft was still selling Windows Mobile 6.5, Apple and Google were selling millions of touch friendly iPhones and Droids. Today Apple and Google own … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Microsoft Surface

On June 18 Microsoft unveiled a new family of tablets; the Surface for Windows RT and the Surface for Windows 8 Pro. I found this name curious as there already is a Microsoft product called “Surface”. Terrible naming aside, the … Continue reading

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Mobile Update for May 14, 2012

It’s been another interesting week for the mobile industry. Here are some of the important things that happened with my usual insightful commentary. iOS 5.1.1 Is Available Apple released iOS 5.1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The update has various … Continue reading

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Mobile Update – April 9, 2012

Here are some of the interesting things that happened this week in the mobile industry with my usual insightful commentary. (Sorry for the delay in this week’s edition! The holiday weekend was kind of crazy and didn’t leave me much … Continue reading

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How to make money selling tablets if you aren’t Apple

As Apple introduced its third generation iPad, I was wondering why companies like Samsung, Motorola, Asus, and Sony are continuing to produce Android tablets? Seriously. From a business perspective it does not seem like they can make any money doing … Continue reading

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