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Ho Hum, iOS7 is Here

The problem with Software as a Cult is when the cult leader passes, the clothes of the emperor don't fit the other team members well.It's not that Steve was everything to the company.  It was that he had a loyal...

Streaming (& Archiving) 4GWE.

The last three years have been pretty amazing.  Thanks to Apple's iPhone we finally got to see what its like to have "full" access to the Internet.  The iPhone shifted everyone's strategies, and where LTE looked like it would...

Google vs. Apple

Google and Apple are vying for your attention today. If you are a carrier, your bed fellows are not staying the night! Google with the Nexus One announcement that is all about the Android operating system and not a carrier....

Ceilings and Floors: Vodafone and Verizon

It's game of inches as they say.  I have been looking at the reporting about Verizon's App Store activity and find the perspective of some pundits troubling.As I reported when I went to the Verizon Developers Conference, the goal Verizon...

Apple you Win, I Bought the iTouch!

As my regular readers know, I am Apple user but not and Apple fan.As so many of my friends around me are using the iPhone and telling me how cool it is, while never making a call with it.  I...

Testing a Big Question for 'Open' 4G Devices

There was a little cold-water type reality splashed on the audience at the morning panels here Thursday at the 4GWE conference, specifically around the notion of 4G network and device testing -- a relatively non-sexy topic that may nevertheless slow down...

Developers Have the Upper Hand in 4G Apps Ecosystem

Two afternoon panels Tuesday at the 4GWE conference here in Los Angeles made it clear that software developers, and not carriers, will drive innovation when it comes to 4G wireless applications of the future. The big, unanswered question is if,...

Brough Turner: App Developers Will Lead Mobile Innovation

If there was one key takeaway from Brough Turner's excellent kickoff presentation Tuesday at the 4GWE conference it was that application developers, and not the carriers themselves, will lead the way when it comes to the next opportunities for the...

No Degrees of Separation: SMS vs. Mobile IM

Some good friends and I keep a dialogue going about the industry.  We don't make public our views, so as to protect the people from being exposed with their views versus their consulting / job opportunities.A thread that I thought...

The War is Still a Skirmish amongst Giants:

Andy Abramson sent me a note about the Truphone announcement regarding an iPhone bug.  It is not that Apple targeted Truphone its just a bug.  Here is the post,Apple iPhone Bug Isn't Truphone's Problem I'm posting is a Public Service...

Who is driving the Next Bus Verizon Wireless or Apple?

Last week while Verizon Wireless was trying to draw the attention of the developer community, the press was all a buzz about their relationship with Apple.The problem is two fold.  The first is that ATT is the only one allowed...

The Apple Google war may make ATT the Victim.

While the California Titans get into a contest of wills, ATT's congressional nemesis is looking to add to the battle.I have to say it's pretty amazing to me what Congress focuses on, but the letters from the FCC inquiring about...

A Kinder Way to Interpret the Sprint's Numbers

The Wall Street Journal was pretty hard on Sprint as was the Kahuna on CNBC.  However the reality is the losses to the iPhone are proportionately less than Verizon has suffered.  It may be for a few reasons.  First of...

Review of the Clearwire Guerrila Marketing Campaign

It's not a phone, it's the Internet.I went to Las Vegas to attend the market launch by Clearwire. The launch is reaching out to a population of 1.7 Million in a 638 mile area.  The launch today continues the road...

The 4GWE Newsletter will come out today: Me vs. GigaOM?

I hope you are a subscriber...Turns out I have taken a contrarian view from our friend's at Gigaom.  The second paragraph in particular is mind boggling to me.The App Store is just the latest game changer to come out of...

Devices What Catches your Eye!

I walked over to Best Buy with Rich Tehrani, as a result of the 99 cent promo for a Compaq netbook with Sprint service.  Counting the floor model which had to be initialized while we talked, they had 2 in...

Twenty Reasons to like RIM over Apple

Anton Wahlman, a good friend, who helps focus money and hedge bets, sent me this note.     1.      Blackberry is a fully encrypted military-grade secure platform, with 100% market share at FBI, CIA, White House, Congress, Department of Defense,...

Dear Apple, Calm down.

The new iPhone 3GS has been declared sold out by Apple as it continues to take orders.  Perhaps they have adopted the record industry method of counting retail inventory as sold rather than available.  Whatever is going on its a...

Apple vs. Palm Heats up.

Top Dog iPhone has gotten into a price war and the pr noise does not add up right to me at all.First of all estimates are that the Palm PRE has sold less that 200,000 units, which is pretty amazing...

Anton Wahlman Guest Blog on the Palm Pre

I played with the Palm Pre for a few hours today, at two different Sprint Stores.  My review below is not a comprehensive review (go to www.engadget.com and equivalent for that), but it does point out my observations and comparisons....

The iPhone Effect on Verizon

One of the reasons Verizon is so aggressive in its LTE deployment is Apple's iPhone deal with ATT is only for the 3G generation of iPhone.  As we have reported before the iPhone has given ATT an additional 5M subscribers...

What Happens in Vegas, Didn't Stay Very Long

In my opinion, CTIA, which took place in Vegas last week, suffered quite a bit for a number of reasons.  Now that CTIA is no longer fighting the battle with GSMA, the event was suffering from survivor's guilt.  The show...

Skype

Here in Vegas, I have been doing interviews with a variety of companies and talking with friends.  One observation I have is that it may be that all 10M iPhones are on the floor here.  I am shocked how many...

The Smartphone OS Market

Storm is lagging behind Bold in the RIM world. It maybe the navigation issues are still problematic.

Wii, Mii and the iPhone.

While waiting at the door of my local Best Buy for a Wii Fit, I noticed that four of the people next to me were iPhone users.  Here are some anecdotes.No one claims to be using the iStore.  Apps that...
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