Varied & Glamorous Beats Androgynous

Mallinson, Keith
December 2007
Wireless Week;12/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p25
Trade Publication
The author presents a comparison of Internet mobile devices and personal computers. He focuses on the market success, revenue and shares in customer service fees of mobile devices companies including RIM with Blackberry and Apple with iPhone. He cites the openness or adaptability to other applications of mobile devices like the Android platform by Google. He concludes that in an industry wherein an operator does not exceed market share, innovations will only heighten competition.


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