Companies used to be confident they'd know exactly what a cellular OS would look like out of the box. Today, that confidence should be fading. Reiter discusses how a cellphone OS's looks could be deceiving, and why businesses need to understand it.
The cellular operating system environment is getting more, not less, confusing.
There are a variety of Android versions, plus different "skins" and graphical user interfaces on Android. Then we have the new Windows Phone 7, Samsung's bada, various versions of Nokia's Symbian OS and the Nokia/Intel MeeGo.
Then you combine that with phone operating systems that have evolved into software for other devices, such as Android on tablets and a version of the iPhone OS, now iOS, on the iPad.
No wonder consumers are confused...if they even know what OS their device is running.
Businesses helped neighbors with Internet access and mobile device charge-ups during Sandra. Following that example, enterprises should consider preparing Internet disaster plans to help the public during disasters.
Cellular operators, netbook manufacturers, and, of course, techies, have been eagerly awaiting a hands-on experience with Nokia's new netbook, the Booklet 3G. Reiter's got his hands on one, and tells you whether it's worth the wait.
You've heard the expression, "Out of the frying pan, into the fire?" Amazon lives in the fire. The e-tailer wins by keeping things hot for its competitors, employees, and itself, according to a new book.
The whole Amazon.reader debate is a double-stupid. It's stupid to think that there's any e-book buyer who doesn't know Amazon's URL, and it was stupider to let ICANN launch the whole free-form TLD initiative to start with.
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