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Thu Apr 3

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st0815 commented on an article. 5:32 AM

Samsung Doesn't Make the Best Android Phone Anymore

Actually despite having the same resolution - the S5 has a significantly better display than the competition. You might want to check out the displaymate review they got recently. They got particularly good marks in outdoor

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Wed Mar 5

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st0815 commented on an article. 5:02 AM

Samsung Is Catching Up To Apple In Tablets

"Microsoft's Windows tablets have also begun to gain a small but significant foothold"

I think describing 2% as "significant" or "a foothold" is pushing it a bit.

Wed Feb 19

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st0815 commented on an article. 11:31 AM

Are Windroid Phones Coming Soon?

That phone was likely developed as a way to get slightly better conditions from MS for taking over the Nokia handset business, and as a backup if the deal were to fall through.

The continuation at this point is

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st0815 commented on an article. 4:26 AM

Who Has More Leverage: Google or Samsung?

Tizen doesn't stand a chance. Samsung expressed no regret that they passed on buying Android when they had the chance - they are right. What makes Android attractive for developers and users, is that it isn't tied to a single

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Mon Feb 17

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st0815 commented on an article. 6:35 AM

How Small Will Apple Inc. Go?

Ok, so looking at the gate costs: 0.0142/0.014 ~ 1.015 - so we'd have roughly a 1.5% increase in die costs going with the 20 nm instead of 28 nm.

The A7 costs Apple in the range of $19. So using that as a base

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Wed Feb 12

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st0815 commented on an article. 11:09 AM

The Simple Reason Apple Inc. Won't Introduce a Hybrid iPad

15% of the tablet market is quite significant. Maybe Cook ought to develop a concept how to cater for that share, rather than coming up with reasons why that should pass Apple by?

Sun Feb 9

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st0815 commented on an article. 4:15 PM

No, Carl Icahn: Apple Inc. Shouldn't Trade at Google Inc. Multiples

"Yes, they make so much money from ads, but what happens when people start trying other search engines?"

That's the thing: then Google gets ad revenue via maps, via Android, via Chrome, via Google Docs

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Mon Feb 3

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st0815 commented on an article. 7:53 PM

Why Nothing Apple Does Is Ever Good Enough

"a record number of iPads" - which also means Apple's tablet market share has dropped from 38.1% to 33.8% after it had dropped from 51.6% the year before.

And smartphone market share went from 20.9% to

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Sun Feb 2

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st0815 commented on an article. 4:54 PM

Does Microsoft’s Nokia Purchase Now Look Silly?

MS bought Nokia because they'd have lost their last WP vendor otherwise - it wasn't a choice they wanted to make, as it makes the a competitor of the very companies they need as partners to establish their ecosystem.

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