Google is making the same mistakes Microsoft made

This LA Times article highlights some of the mistakes Google has made with the Pixel phones, selling at about the combined market for all Windows phones a year ago. So, since the Pixel really appeals to me at least on paper, I have to wonder: Why? Why does Google seem to be handing the smartphone market… Continue reading Google is making the same mistakes Microsoft made

Background: The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry

This is an excellent article on what happened with BlackBerry, and how poor decisions by RIM and Verizon really enabled the rise of the iPhone and Android, at the expense of BlackBerry devices. I really can't add anything to it, so this is probably the last blog post to address BlackBerry or RIM directly. (For… Continue reading Background: The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry