Is Google’s Strategy With the Nexus Flawed?


The biggest gripe that I have with the Android platform being an Android user is the Nexus lineup. While Google shows that it has done a lot right with the Nexus lineup, its approach to updating Android and maintaining a consistent user experience across different products needs re-examination in an era where Android has matured […]

Motorola Promises to be Smarter with the RAZR in 2012


After having announced that the company will be introducing fewer smartphone models in 2012 than it had in 2011, Motorola is also revealing some of the company’s strategy ahead of its earnings report. Motorola says that it will be working to refine its Android Smart Actions, a feature that was introduced along with the Droid […]

Acer to Scale Back on Android Smartphone, Tablet Product Line


Despite releasing relatively affordable Android tablets and smartphones on the market, like the Iconia Tab A500, Acer has not so far gained any momentum in the market, leading many to speculate that the company may be exiting the mobile market. However, that isn’t true, company founder Stan Shih fires back, saying that the company isn’t […]

As HP Mulls Spinning Off PC Business, Plans to Keep webOS Remain


As Hewlett-Packard is considering its options to either sell or spin off its Personal Systems Group (PSG), the division that makes personal computers and PC hardware, leaked internal memos suggest that new changes to the webOS team will help to ensure that the mobile OS will remain with HP. The company is planning on splitting its […]

Steve Jobs Explains Apple’s Customer First Strategy in 1997 [video]

Steve Jobs at 1997 WWDC

Back in 1997 when Steve Jobs first came back to Apple, after he being pushed out in 1985, he clearly explained the wildly successful strategy that progressively pushed the company to regularly compete with big oil company Exxon Mobil as the largest US company in terms of market cap. At a Worldwide Developers Conference that […]

Why a Low Cost Plastic iPhone Doesn’t Make Sense in Apple’s Lineup


There are recent rumors that Apple may be looking to launch a low-cost iPhone 4 next year, perhaps replacing the scratch-resistant front and rear glass panels for plastic. However, for the Mac-maker who refused to enter the low-cost netbook space and opted to release an ultra-portable, but premium, MacBook Air instead, such a strategy would […]

1 BlackBerry, But 2 RIMs a Better Strategy for Success


With Research in Motion’s (RIM, ticker: RIMM) stock prices taking a beating since the debut of iOS and Android, pro-BlackBerry analyst Mike Abramsky of RBC calls for the Canadian smartphone-maker to split its company into two separate entities. The split would allow RIM to be more nimble and make bolder and more aggressive moves to […]

Acer to Focus on Mobile with Touch Business Group


Acer, still trying to develop its mobile strategy as it expects its PC shipments to decline due to the emerging and competitive tablet and mobile market, has formed the Acer Touch Business Group to tackle the challenges of mobility. Acer Touch BG will be headed by Acer corporate president Jim Wong and Simon Hwuang, head […]

PlayBook’s Problem is That RIM Doesn’t Have a Defined Playbook


Research in Motion’s first foray into the tablet market is met with lukewarm reviews. For the company’s first tablet effort, the build quality is there—the screen is bright and vivid, the metal chassis feels solid, and the device has a reassuring weight and thickness that makes it subtle, understated yet elegant. So why aren’t reviews […]