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Despite Outages, Verizon Has Record Quarter

Months back Verizon sent me a 4G personal hotspot to review and I confess it is one of the most important pieces of technology I have. For example just yesterday I was at a lunch meeting for an extended period...

Read Before Switching to Verizon for iPhone

Verizon is widely rumored to be releasing the iPhone tomorrow and so many have waited so long for the moment they can either give up an existing device on Verizon’s network or switch from AT&T or other carriers. There are...

ShopVisible on Mobile Commerce

There has been and will continue to be a massive increase in mobile commerce as consumers are becoming more accustomed to shopping online and mobile devices are proliferating and providing bigger screens and better interfaces. Personally I have been amazed...

AT&T Churn Rate Insanely Low

Gary Kim does a great job explaining in an articlethat Customers will put up with a a lot of imperfection in service quality as evidenced by the 1% churn rate of AT&T versus the industry average of 3%. One wonders...

Is Apple Repeating its Mistake from the Eighties?

5 Minutes With Motorola Droid X show the wonders of the Android ecosystem I spent five minutes with a Motorola Droid X because the editor who has it here at TMC HQ literally will not let it out of her...

iPad's Lack of Flash and Openness a Blow to Publishers

 Last year I called lack of Flash support on the iPhone the real Apple Tax. This is still the case and since this post, TMC had to spend significant development resources to create an iPhone specific site which converts our...

A Blackberry Bold User Reviews Droid from Motorola

Luca Filigheddu does a 24-hour review of the Droid from Motorola and as a faithful Blackberry Bold user his viewpoints are quite important. The screen size has double the real estate according to Luca and the audio quality and reception...

Google Breaks Cardinal Supplier Rule

There is an unwritten rule that companies who compete with their customers are inviting trouble. When companies break this rule, generally their competition will use this information against them when there is a bid on the table. Over time, when...

iPhone Thrashes Droid at Gaming?

One of games my family loves to play on the iPhone is Trace and like many games, you need a very sensitive and steady touch to play it well. As gaming becomes a more important function on mobile devices it...

Flash on Google Nexus One Makes App Store Battle Moot

Flash Player 10.1 + Google Nexus One = Mobile Flash = Infinite Apps Although Apple's iPhone does a great job approximating a PC-based browsing experience on the go, lack of Flash support which one past high level Adobe employee blames...

Think Smartphones Need More Memory? Just Wait.

Luca Filigheddu complains about memory limitations of the Blackberry platform and goes on to explain how the App World experience provided by the maker of these devices is a joke. He does correctly point out however that compared to an...

News From Oracle, RIM, Google, Apple, Twitter and More

TMC Had its Holiday party last night but that didn't stop an amazing amount of interesting news from happening in the last 12-18 hours or so. I've got lots of opinion and analysis to share on many of the happenings....

Droid Ads Say iPhone is Girly

Verizon's Droid ads pit the new phone against the Apple iPhone - comparing their manly device to one they infer is girly. To determine which phone has the most testosterone I put both phones through their paces. The verdict? Well,...

Antitrust Problems Ahead for Google?

In January of this year I asked if Eric Schmidt is cozying up to President Obama to protect a Google Monopoly. I took some flak for the post but the reality is the reality - the company seems to be...

Verizon's Rising Fees Still Makes Sense

Recently I commented about how Verizon's doubling of its early termination fee to $350 makes sense as the company needs to keep investing in ensuring its network is the best in the US. I may be the only person who...

New Gadget Blog

TMC's latest gadget blog Gadget Inspector (get it?) kicks off with author Marisa Torrieri performing a video interview with a Verizon Wireless representative comparing the latest Droid phones - the Motorola Droid and the HTC Droid Eris. You can subscribe...

Droid Won't Kill the iPhone But Google Guide Might

For the record, Google Guide is not a product or service developed by Google. To learn what I believe this service can become, please keep reading. I spent some time with the new Motorola Droid this weekend and I interviewed...

Microsoft Doomed?

Bill Gurley writes correctly that Google is positioned to take over the world. I am certainly paraphrasing and adding some personal bias - he describes in detail how the company invested great sums of money to assemble a superior turn-by-turn...

Blackberry Storm 2 Analyzed

I spent some time analyzing a Blackberry Storm 2 in a Verizon store in Norwalk, CT where I chatted with prospective customers as well as Verizon store employees and management. First the phone itself is improved with WiFi support, a...

Google Maps Navigation Analysis

As Om Malik points out, turn-by-turn GPS navigation with voice guidance has come to Google Maps and carriers can't be happy about it. Who is even less happy? TomTom and Garmin. According to Google, less than 1% of navigation devices...

Droid Gets Early Rave Review

Yesterday I mentioned some negative comments about the new Motorola Droid. I have never seen the device and I mentioned that in my blog entry. I did see photos which I said were boxy. And quite frankly I have little...

Would Apple Let Your Product Out its Door?

Is Steve Jobs smarter? Is he just more detail-oriented or does it come down to simply managing a small stable of products with a laser-focus on usability. This is what I thought about as I read this blog post (some...

Can Droid Touch the iPhone or is Resistance Futile?

In February of 2007 I asked candidly if the fact that Verizon chose not to carry the iPhone will be remembered as a telecom blunder and more importantly I predicted in a year's time that we would look back at...
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