Random Comments on Smart Phones
If they’re so smart, how come they keep getting lost? After all, they have tracking technology in them — even if it’s just cell tower information …
The iPhone is the market leader, but collectively the Android models are now outselling the iPhone. The Android open source system has facilitated the deployment of a massive number of malware applications. To counter these vermina number of anti-virus anti-malware applications have been developed for the android. For the iPhone, only approved apps are allowed for sale (there are a few unapproved apps, but not many).
Competing with the iPhone and Android is the BlackBerry, form Research In Motion(RIM). RIM’s CEO and founder Mike Lazaridis is having tantrums when it comes to questions on encryption, sharing information with world governments, and how their new tablet works (or not). I have to tell you, the linked interview of RIM’s CEO communicated to me that they are too insular and do not take questions or criticism very well – looks like they are ripe for a disruptive innovation to kick their butt. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izUG8Zep02s