What’s the difference between 626%, 130%, and 7%? For Apple, it means the traditional iPod line isn’t quite measuring up. MG Siegler writes on TechCrunch that he believes “the iPod, as we know it, is dying.” In my opinion, even though sales growth hasn’t increased by as much, iPods are still selling. Maybe, instead of planning their end, Apple should find a way to make it their “economy car” model. Putting a cool gadget within reach of millions around the world who would love to own a fancy Apple product but can’t afford something running several hundred dollars. Even with Apple’s huge focus on $$$, this would still nab a chunk of the gadget market. Continue reading “Apple’s 3 Muskateers Soon to be 2?”
I was browsing TechCrunch.com today when I realized – it’s funny to watch people scramble.
Especially when they are important, rich, well-known people like Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO. Why is Mr. Ballmer scrambling? Because he doesn’t quite know what to make of Google’s recent announcement to launch it’s own operating system – Google Chrome OS, preliminarily focused on netbooks. As pointed out several times in the TechCrunch blog post – How We Know Chrome OS Will Be A Hit: Steve Ballmer Doesn’t Think So – Steve hasn’t been the most accurate in his vision for the future. He’s known for unsuccesfully predicting the demise of such currently popular items as the iPhone and Facebook. Continue reading “Steve Ballmer: A Man of Great Vision…?”