Samsung is challenging Apple in the consumer smartphone and tablet market, and is really starting to focus on the enterprise. I lost this debate as the majority also feel that Samsung is on the right path to success in business.
Smartphones and Cell Phones
It seems everyone in business has a smartphone today to keep connected to the office and enjoy their time away from the office. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, Wi
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
The first BlackBerry 10 device, the Z10, finally arrives in the US today, launching on AT&T, followed by Verizon. There are several accessories available for the Z10 and I had the chance to try a few out.
US consumers buy subsidized phones because they are cheaper up front, but then the carrier makes that money back in increased monthly fees. However, when the phone is paid off, those monthly fees don't change, and consumers are left paying extra for nothing.
HTC needed to knock it out of the ballpark with a new phone and get it onto all major US carriers. They have done both with the HTC One, so now it is up to marketing to help it succeed.
T-Mobile is starting to enable LTE on existing devices with new devices soon rolling out with support for their newest network upgrade. The Note II update is appearing on devices now.
The UI on the Apple iPhone looks about the same as it did six years ago, while the new BlackBerry 10 UI is fresh. The question is, will consumers care and want a new UI experience?
It's fun to see highlight videos automatically created on the HTC One, but don't overlook the ease of use and powerful customization options of creating highlight videos on BlackBerry 10 devices.
You can't replace your point and shoot with most camera phones, but they do the job for social media and online sharing. As you can see, most any of these phones have decent cameras.
It's a given that Samsung will sell millions of their Galaxy S 4 devices. However, HTC's One is a better product so now the ball is in their court to spread that news to the world.
BlackBerry is getting ready to show up at US wireless carriers so it is great news for BlackBerry to see one of their partners place the largest order in their history today.