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  • Microsoft: If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them [View article]
    Absolutely right, you may know I'm a regular reader of your most appreciated contributions, just adding - respectfully.
    Mar 1 09:53 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft: If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them [View article]
    M. Kesarios, one thing we should keep in mind is that Microsoft actually earns money on each Android ... so it's not a counter-natural behavior ... hidden behind Nokia they keep grabbing piles of $$$ ...
    http://read.bi/1cg0lbm
    Feb 28 01:49 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Or RIM? Why There Is Only Room For One More Mobile Operating System [View article]
    @Marcap ... 100% Marcap, full force. lol
    Dec 17 10:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Or RIM? Why There Is Only Room For One More Mobile Operating System [View article]
    @Kurt : Nature hates vacuum. That's not off-topic.
    Dec 17 10:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Or RIM? Why There Is Only Room For One More Mobile Operating System [View article]
    @ruud33 " other MDM's can now replicate this experience on other OS devices" They certainly can't with Blackberry devices.
    Dec 17 10:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Or RIM? Why There Is Only Room For One More Mobile Operating System [View article]
    @Frank, thank you for this insightful explanation and experienced returns on costs. Balance is a real key feature of BB10/BES10 and I hope the recent BES trade program will enlighten many decisions in that area.
    Dec 17 10:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Or RIM? Why There Is Only Room For One More Mobile Operating System [View article]
    Well, in fact, given the main arguments you gave (those I discussed) nothing leads to an ability to count the number of "main actors".
    The definition of "main actors" still remain to be set.

    No one can figure what the market will be in 1-2-3 years (tomorrow, in tech age) and you seem to omit the eventuality of another type of services/apps diffusion: namely "the cloud".

    In that area, RIM with QNX based devices and its owned NOC enhances this cloud feature and raise it to a platform with devices instant interoperability (another point you missed). This is yet to be widely deployed, but the basis (QNX) and the plumbing (NOC) is here and is a great potential advantage. (look in the automotive sector about QNX Car2 to see what it can offer to services/industry).

    I believe many like you do not envision what the future is and I'd be very pretentious to believe I can myself. Still, "3" sounds like a podium number, nothing more, furthermore in a exponentially growing market where technology and usages are still day 1 (or 2).
    Dec 17 09:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Or RIM? Why There Is Only Room For One More Mobile Operating System [View article]
    1/ "A mobile operating system, like its PC laptop or desktop equivalent, is a collection of software that manages the phone's computing resources and provides common services for external programs, known as "apps"
    => You're referring to appl iOs philosophy. A nutshell OS with almost no core functionalities, where you mandatory need to add/buy apps to get things done, even basic ones.
    Blackberry platform will embed natively most of the productivity apps at their best level, excluding farts and games.

    2/ "The Windows Phone 8 (app number) disadvantage compared to the top two, is being partly addressed by Microsoft through tools that convert Android apps, and partly by funding for third party developers."
    => Are you kidding ? Blackberry offers the widest range of development platforms including Native (C++/Qt), HTML5 (Webworks HTML/JS/CSS), AIR and, of course, Android porting platform. Note that even the Native/Qt track can also be used in JavaScript mode ...

    3/ "Needless to say, the to be released BB10 has even less application support than Windows Phone."
    => current Windows mobile app count is 80.000 (march 2012 - so, W7 apps), BB10 will have - at launch - over 100.000 apps. Count the W8 apps, compare, and let us know ...

    Obviously you feed the lines with on idea in mind, not with facts or reasonable arguments. For that reason, I didn't even read the end.

    Ultimately, the fable that in a 1Billion+ subscribers growing market (2013), there's only room for 3 is just an Chrystal ball assumption, as 7 for luck.
    Dec 17 05:31 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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