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Roku: 5 Million Devices, and What This Says About the Living Room Commented on: 1 year ago (April 13, 2013)

According to Wikipedia (I know, I know) the cumulative total of AppleTV sales, all models, is 16+ million -- so you are underestimating slightly but your argument stands -- the market is tiny...

1.5 Million Surface Sales: Good or Bad? Commented on: 1 year ago (March 16, 2013)

Paul, this is at least the second article where you have compared Windows Tablet + PC sales to iPad sales alone. You do know that Macs exist right, and are by far the most profitable hardware...

Microsoft Sticks a Skype-Shaped Dagger in Messenger Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2013)

On OS X/iOS Skype has major competition from FaceTime/iMessage and Google Voice. On Windows Phone, Windows RT (and to a lesser extent Windows 8) it doesn't. If it wants to keep its paying...

Going Pro: Trouble in Paradise Commented on: 1 year ago (February 17, 2013)

According to your theory, all Surface devices will become large paperweights when you travel to 220V Europe. I find that very difficult to believe -- that would be a blunder of colossal...

iSuppli: Surface Dogged by Low Sales, High Returns Commented on: 1 year ago (February 4, 2013)

They may work, but do you see a mass audience out there willing to run around with a modem dongle on their surface, when they can just get an LTE iPad whose cellular connection works perfectly,...

Explaining Windows 8 PC Sales Over the Holidays Commented on: 1 year ago (January 5, 2013)

"Thanks to Apple, the average selling price of a capable, full-sized (~10-inch screen versions) tablet is about $650, with prices starting firmly at $500"

Paul, your analysis/advice is...

Sleeping with the Enemy Commented on: 1 year ago (December 21, 2012)

Paul, that 29% growth statistic on iOS 6 adoption is worthless. You know what else happened in the same time period as the Google Maps release? The iPhone 5 was released in China. And the iPhone...

Is There Still Room for Blackberry and Windows Phone? Commented on: 1 year ago (December 12, 2012)

RIM's problem is that the BB user base is now completely fractured -- they have the remnants of their North American/European corporate user, and then they have their developing world, cheap...

IDC Continues Its Curious Love Affair with Windows Phone Commented on: 1 year ago (December 6, 2012)

"... History shows that every time Apple takes control of a market, their most "open platform" competitor (Windows or Android) comes in and takes over... often by force in flooding the market."...

IDC Tablet Forecast: iPad, Android, and Just a Little Windows by 2016 Commented on: 1 year ago (December 6, 2012)

Does it come without a keyboard? It's a tablet.
Comes with an attached keyboard, or worse a non-detachable keyboard -- definitely not a tablet.

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