It's the greatest, geekiest reason for a bar brawl since Barney Gumble punched Wade Boggs for arguing William Pitt (the Elder) was a better prime minister than Lord Palmerston: how much should RIM charge for its coming PlayBook enterprise tablet?In my original post, I suggested that RIM could get away with a retail list price of $1,500.
Mobile is more than flashy gadgets. It's about brilliant apps, useful tools and sound strategies for your enterprise to get the most out of them. Diarmuid Mallon interprets and analyzes the latest mobile trends.
Diarmuid Mallon is the Lead, Global Marketing Solutions & Programs – Mobile, which includes the SAP Mobile Services division and SAP Mobile solutions. He has worked in the mobile industry since 1996. Follow him here at UberMobile and @diarmuidmallon.
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