Frustrated with Apple's decision to mothball my iPad 1 with no future iOS updates, I've come up with a solution: Open source hardware.
There are no sacred cows to someone who believes that consumer devices and self-service IT are the keystones of the new business model. IT Apologist Ken Hess takes on Consumerization and bring your own device.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Apple surely has made an oversight by not making iOS 6 available for the original iPad (iPad 1). This might alienate some Apple users and converts, including yours truly.
Apple iPhones aren't seeing the uptake in some markets due to price. Android devices are more affordable and therefore more accessible.
It probably doesn't shock you that everyone uses mobile devices for just about everything these days. But do you know how many of you use mobile devices for reading news? The numbers might surprise you.
There's nothing quite as frustrating as purchasing the latest technology just before the newest, latest technology hits the market. Frankly, there should be a fix for it.
Apple knows that you use their devices for work and now they're helping you purchase Apps in bulk from the App Store.
With Samsung's mobile device debacle and RIM's "For Sale by Owner" situation cresting at the same time, it would be wise to merge the two for success.
So long and thanks for all the patent infringement. Samsung, it might be time to sing your Swan Song for mobile tech.
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Apple has repeatedly stated that they are a consumer company and not interested in the Enterprise. Funny, but their operating system says different.