Originally posted on September 19, 2009 @ 5:51 am
In a new rather contradictive statement made by Apple it seems that the 1, Infinite Loop based company continues to lie to its user base. Or behave hypocritically at least.
Problem this time is the requirement of companies in the UK who want to reclaim the Value Added Tax (VAT) on applications purchased via the Appstore. But the Californian company states that applications purchased for the iPhone via its built-in Appstore are only for personal, non-commercial use, thus evading the need to supply VAT-receipts. [Read more…]
Originally posted on August 24, 2009 @ 5:10 pm
If sources at Taiwanese mobile handset manufacturers can be believed, Microsoft plans to keep both Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Mobile 7 alive well into the next decade, in a bid to compete with Android-based cellphones and the iPhone.
A Windows Mobile 7 launch planned for the fourth quarter of 2010 and would potentially compete with the iPhone.
If true, that’s a seriously long lead time and makes me wonder just how serious Microsoft is about keeping and gaining mobile OS market share. [Read more…]
Originally posted on August 19, 2009 @ 6:48 am
Want to know how much Steve Jobs is gouging you on that pretty little underpowered toy you call the iPhone? Consider this: the iPhone has the highest profit margin in the entire handset industry, at a whopping 40%. Even though the iPhone accounts for only 8% of the industry’s revenue, it rakes in 32% of the industry’s profit.
Amazing how much some people will pay to play in a walled garden. Apple fanboys are suckers.
Originally posted on August 14, 2009 @ 10:26 am