Move Over RIM, iOS 5 and iCloud Just Took Your Market

June 7, 2011

Move Over RIM, iOS 5 and iCloud Just Took Your Market

PCWorld (US)

Tony Bradley reports on why Apple’s new offerings are another blow against RIM.

“The new features of iOS 5 are a quantum leap forward in terms of productivity. There are too many changes and new features to cover them all, but here are some of the key features that will help users work more effectively and efficiently on the go…”

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Apple copies a bunch of features from Android, calls it iOS5 


Ed Burnette looks at why iOS5 might not be so original.

“Apple is known for their innovation, and for suing other companies that copy (or as they put it, “steal“) ideas from them. So we were curious to see how iOS5’s features stacked up in the originality department. In particular, we looked at the 10 main user features highlighted during the keynote today and compared them to features in iOS’s main competition, Android.”

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Dear Ubuntu: The netbook is toast

The Register

Matt Asay writes that the netbook era is over.

“Netbooks were a promising new market until Apple clobbered them with the iPad. Today, netbooks, laptops, and desktops are being cannibalized by the nascent tablet market, as IDC reports. In tablets, Linux wunderkind Android is a rising force, but Ubuntu is not yet a credible player.”

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