Linked by David Adams on Tue 27th Jul 2010 07:44 UTC
Intel An interesting article at Ars Technica takes a look at some compelling data (the longer-than-normal processor update cycles in Apple's personal computer lineup) and speculates that Apple's enthusiasm for its partnership with Intel might be cooling. Like Apple's soured relationship with once-BFF Google, this may be the result of Intel's increasing activities in the mobile computing space.
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RE[2]: Obvious
by dvhh on Tue 27th Jul 2010 10:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Obvious"
dvhh
Member since:
2006-03-20

the IPhone is not by a long way a simple phone, I would say if user wanted simplicity they would just buy phones not smartphone.
The IPhone succeed because it's a trendy smartphone, and Apple got a very good PR. I think that my crappy normal japanese phone offers more feature than the iphone ( save for the non crappy browser ).

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RE[3]: Obvious
by Kroc on Tue 27th Jul 2010 10:40 in reply to "RE[2]: Obvious"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

Rubbish. I tried downloading an app for my feature phone yesterday. Conducting street-side surgery is a simpler and less pain-inducing matter. The iPhone wrote eight years of mobile apps out of history because the usability was so night and day.

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RE[4]: Obvious
by dvhh on Wed 28th Jul 2010 05:25 in reply to "RE[3]: Obvious"
dvhh Member since:
2006-03-20

Rubbish ? When did you expected a phone to download application (normal phone not "smartphone") ?

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RE[3]: Obvious
by Delgarde on Tue 27th Jul 2010 21:32 in reply to "RE[2]: Obvious"
Delgarde Member since:
2008-08-19

the IPhone is not by a long way a simple phone, I would say if user wanted simplicity they would just buy phones not smartphone.


Quite right, which is why I have a cheap phone - I can talk to people with it, and send and receive the occasion SMS. For anything more, I have a real computer.

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