Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Nov 2012 20:16 UTC
Microsoft Financial analyst Charles Sizemore predicts that over time, a persistent Microsoft will come to not only thrive but dominate in the mobile computing space, because Apple has no "moats" to prevent customer attrition and its insistence at heavily controlling the ecosystem will drive customers away, while Google's offerings are too "shoddy." It's a bold prediction, but I suppose betting on Microsoft to be persistent and build on its strengths is a safe bet. But will persistence and flexibility be enough?
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1st grade logic
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Fri 30th Nov 2012 01:15 UTC
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

His reason for dismissing Google is that:

a) he doesn't like how google play music doesn't let him save music on his sd card.

b) Google hasn't fixed it for his phone yet

c) Google gives android away for free, therefore they don't care about its success.

Just wow.

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RE: 1st grade logic
by bentoo on Fri 30th Nov 2012 09:41 in reply to "1st grade logic"
bentoo Member since:
2012-09-21

Google gives android away for free, therefore they don't care about its success.


There is some truth in that. If Google gave a shit they would mandate at least some small amount of after sale support for handset makers. As it is now you buy your new phone and your almost guaranteed not to ever get an update to the latest Android.

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