Now the company has taken another delusional turn. Since it lost the game in the open marketplace it wants the government to step in and MANDATE that all apps in the iPhone Appstore and the Google Play store must be replicated for Blackberry.
Google works very differently from other companies that have been dubbed "gatekeepers" and that are regulated accordingly. We are not a ferry, a railroad, a telecommunications network, or an electricity grid with only one line serving you and no competitors allowed. No one is stuck using Google. People have choices, and they exercise them all the time. We know that if we cease to be useful, our users will leave. The barriers to entry are negligible, because competition is just one click away.
Good marketers know that when a company "badmouths" a competitor, it is (more often than not) a big mistake -- especially when the company being disparaged has Apple's track record of success.
Drivers will only get more distracted by electronics as time is replaced by more time.
Growing up, Rocket Pops were my favorite summer treat. They're juicy, they're refreshing -- but they're also filled with a long list of unnecessary ingredients. So I've made a fruit-heavy, lightly sweetened treat that you will enjoy all summer long -- starting with the Fourth of July.
The alphabet will survive, in spite of the onslaught by modern graphical interfaces. And our phones and computers will continue to work. But I can't help wonder how much more efficient the whole endeavor would be if we didn't base it on technology so antiquated that even King Tut would have thought it was primitive.
Needles to say, breaking up with my Blackberry was the best decision I have ever made. I'm a changed woman. This time around, it's all about ME and what I want.
The 'I'm busy' pretense is gone. The need for the caller to be home, free, and in private is gone. A landline would mean either hearing my ringer on a loop or turning the ringer off and seeing a voicemail light incessantly shining come-hither blinks in my direction.
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Was I addicted to the communications and information and games at my fingertips? After years spent with Internet and smartphones and with the supply of content multiplying, nudging ever more at brain's territory, would I now kill to get my data fix, irrelevant of apparatus or type of data available to me?
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The winter can feel like a drag for anyone who likes light and bright cocktails.
The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.
I have a very simple solution to all the brouhaha surrounding President Obama's questionable decision to partake in a "selfie" cellphone photo during Nelson Mandela's funeral.