[ILUG-Social] stop buying Palms now!
jm at jmason.org
Tue Jun 27 18:46:41 IST 2000
Twomey_Mark at emc.com said:
> Wonder how they'll stack up against the Symbian consortiums next generation
> mobile phone's. In Europe, company's such as Nokia, Motorola etc, have a
> higher market+mind share than Palm.
> It's easier for them to add & sell trojan functionality to an established
> product, (The Phone with integrated Web browsing and PDA software), than for
> Palm to get people to buy another digital device (The PDA).
> Ultimately it's the mobile comms market that will prove to have a faster
> time to market and product churn rate, the PDA was a great concept..five to
> seven years ago, however in three to four years I wonder will they even
I dunno -- unless the phones get screen sizes and interfaces comparable to
a palmtop, they'll be unusable (a bit like WAP phones now). And if they do
get those interfaces -- they'll be a palmtop that's a phone, a bit like
Qualcomm's pdQ phone, which was cool,
All IMHO ;)
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