Some media outlets are working hard this week to pin blame on Apple for a worker’s suicide at an iPhone-producing factory in Shenzhen, China.
But it’s not Apple’s fault. Heck, it’s not even the fault of the company that operates the factory, Foxxcon Technology.
It’s your fault. And mine. Continue reading
The mobile phone industry is boring.
It can be summed up in simple terms: the iPhone rules, everything else sucks.
And that’s getting really, really tired.
Fortunately, it might be about to change.
Apple’s would-be competitors are finally, at long last, after years of navel-gazing, gearing up to launch products that might, just might, be able to compete with the iPhone.
The reason I remain doubtful that a qualified iPhone competitor is on the way is because no other company seems to understand exactly why Apple’s mobile device is such a hit.
And it’s really quite simple. Continue reading