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Machine-to-machine Internet communication connecting any-device anywhere

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Machine-to-machine Internet communication connecting any-device anywhere

Sierra Wireless is based on Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. They are betting their future on machine-to-machine communication using Internet IP-based technology and wireless communication. Sierra has become the world's biggest manufacturer and designer of devices that enable machine-to-machine wireless communication.

It's a fight for media not devices in the age of mobile technology

Monday, 07 October 2013

I am beginning to wonder if mobile devices are essentially recycled knock-offs of one another and the true innovation in the mobile space is taking place in the **medium** not the device.

It's a fight for media not devices in the age of mobile technology

I recently had a phone interview and while I was talking to the recruiter about various mobile platforms, it dawned on me that most of these platforms are derivatives of each other and they are more alike than they are different. Let's face it, all mobile devices have touch screens, maps, cameras, an app store, fairly similar iOS derived interfaces, and wireless connectivity. That wireless connection becomes a medium when sound, video, text, and pictures are displayed on a touch display.

Utterly Contrived Office Spaces

Tuesday, 01 October 2013

Which office would you like to work in? Is it all hype, drama, and over-spending. Can't people just be given a desk and good people to work with?

Utterly Contrived Office Spaces

We look at the evolution of the office space from a tightly controlled functional space into strange variations that walk the fine line between cool and contrived. Would you want a volcano, bean bags, Ikea kids furniture, and a McDonalds style desk layout in your office? One office looks like a downtown trendy bar.

The BlackBerry Q10 with a physical keyboard is here: What's the scoop?

Sunday, 21 April 2013

This smartphone will likely be appealing to consumers who still crave BlackBerry’s full keyboard but want to have the new operating system.

The BlackBerry Q10 with a physical keyboard is here: What's the scoop?

The BlackBerry Q10 is the second BlackBerry 10 smartphone. The Q10 has a more traditional BlackBerry form factor with a physical keyboard, but doesn’t have the traditional navigation keys or optical trackpad.

The success of BlackBerry's Z10 launch is called into question

Friday, 12 April 2013

There is a lot of PR posturing and threats are going backwards and forward. Unfortunately the damage may have already been done.

The success of BlackBerry's Z10 launch is called into question

On Thursday 11 April 2013, analyst firm Detwiler Fenton alleged in a research report to their clients that BlackBerry customers were returning their Z10 units in higher than normal numbers to U.S. carrier Verizon. In some cases, the returns were reported to exceeded sales. This is a strong statement and it is difficult to unpack what is motivating this report.

BlackBerry reports it's first BlackBerry 10 results and the trend suggests signs of recovery

Thursday, 28 March 2013

My biggest fear is that BlackBerry just caught up and now is about to be leapfrogged by Apple, Google, and Samsung who have been working on their next innovations over the last year.

BlackBerry reports it's first BlackBerry 10 results and the trend suggests signs of recovery

BlackBerry posted a profit in the fourth quarter of $94 million US or 18 cents per share for quarter ended March 2. That's a turnaround from the recent trend-- during the same period a year ago, BlackBerry lost $125 million US or 24 cents per share.