Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Mar 2013 22:17 UTC
Apple Apple's Phil Shiller has been trash-talking Android in the press these past few days - just as Samsung is about to launch its Galaxy S4. "Public, preemptive slamming of a competitor is far outside Apple's PR wheelhouse; it's a dramatic shift for a company used to making news rather than reacting to it. But why is it happening?" The Verge hits the nail on the head: "Cupertino's behavior this week is yet another symptom of Samsung's stratospheric rise in the smartphone market globally, a rise that challenges Apple and has outright stifled Android competitors like HTC and Sony."
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Jean-Louis Gassée on Twitter nailed it.
by konrad on Sat 16th Mar 2013 09:03 UTC
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This pretty much sums it up:
"Samsung ads trash iPhone: great. Apple’s Schiller says Android users switch to iPhone in large numbers: defensive WSJ" - Gassée

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