Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Grabbing headlines is still fairly easy for a CEO of a global top 250 company.  You simply have to say something very provocative in the media.  Sadly, this isn’t necessarily the same as saying something influential (e.g. providing thought leadership), career progressing, or even likely to be well informed. Blackberry used to be a highly […]


Anyone who has bought a new mobile phone, only to find out there was a problem with it, may sympathise with Apple’s woes on product quality.  But whereas consumers may have a mixed reception when they try to return a faulty mobile.  Apple’s iPhone manufacturing partner, Foxconn in China, appear to have been more flexible with their […]


Someone important at Microsoft has realised that Windows 8 really isn’t what people want.  So prepare for an update to Windows 8.1; this may just possibly be nearly be as good as Windows 7.  Go figure. When it launched in October 2012, I had to wonder if Windows 8 had been sponsored by joint funding […]


A very interesting story in BrandRepublic: Here The BBC are set to allow programmes to be downloaded from BBC iPlayer to Apple  iPads, iPhones and iPods. The quality of BBC content will enrich media portability and eventually extend to Android slates and mobile phones too. _________________________________________________________________ The article from Brand Republic mentions: Programmes will be […]


Sales for the iPhone 4S push Apple into the global major league for mobile phone sales volume in the first quarter of Apple’s financial year. The sales trend also clearly shows the dip in sales of the current main model in the quarter before each new product is launched (3G, 3GS, 4G, 4); as consumers anticipate […]


HP saw their future in Palm Palm had a track record of quality smartphones using their webOS and bet the farm in developing the Palm Pre range. While critics loved them, consumers gave them a tepid response and Palm achieved only a 1.5% global market share in 2009; posting a financial loss for 11 straight […]


Excel Spreadsheet of data: iPhone 4S total price comparison Data correct on day of launch for Apple iPhone 4S in the UK: 14 October 2011



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