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CrackedBerry… RIM’s Fall from Grace

If you mentioned that you had a BlackBerry to a friend or colleague a few years ago, you may have heard some envy. Research in Motion’s (RIM) product was solid and perfect for the on-the-go business person. Lately, though, RIM has seen it’s reputation tarnished. It has left many wondering if the company will ever really recover.

Just this year, BlackBerry has seen the PlayBook launched to lukewarm reviews and disappointing sales. Earlier in October, Best Buy announced that it was cutting the PlayBook price by $200. In September, RIM’s said it shipped only 200,000 PlayBooks. On top of all this, revenues fell sharply after a disappointing second quarter of 2011.Read the rest of this entry

How Not To Do An Announcement: Google & Motorola

Alongside the announcement of Google’s acquisition of Motorola the companies pulled some additional quotes from other Android partners.  Take a quick look at the quotes below.  Underlines are mine.  You tell me, which ones of these things is just like the others…Read the rest of this entry

The Power of the Smartphone

People made fun of me for weeks, months actually. I was like the kid that never got those sneakers with the lights in them when I was in first grade. I’ve dealt with a lot of laughs and the brunt of jokes, but I finally did it. I said goodbye to the 2005 flip phone,Read the rest of this entryRead the rest of this entry