Blackberry or iPhone

Reading Time: < 1 minute Blackberry or iPhone? I used both BB and iPhone. I think BB is better for “Email/text messaging” (dedicated keypad). It takes a few days to get used to the touch screen keypad on iPhone. It’s still not as easy as the BB keypad in my opinion. BB also has strong push technology which pushes email… Continue reading Blackberry or iPhone

Blackberry everywhere

Reading Time: < 1 minute Since I have done some travel lately, I have oppertunity to see people in the airport or airplane. It seems to me Blackberry is everywhere. I remember Blackberry was popular a few years ago (also from airport impression), not it’s almost pervasive. There are lots of coverage on Blackberry recently such as: 1) Obama does… Continue reading Blackberry everywhere

Got RIM, booked Chicago trip

Reading Time: < 1 minute Got some RIM stock (Nasdaq: RIMM) yesterday, as I saw some weakness have already priced into its current price. At P/E (ttm) of about 12, and projected single digit growth in 2009 (after serveral years hyper growth), the expectation on the stock is really low these days. At the same time, the newly released Bold… Continue reading Got RIM, booked Chicago trip

GPhone is here

Reading Time: < 1 minute To be precise, it’s the G1 phone from T-Mobile, with the “G” software provided by Google. I did not visit the nearest T-mobile store by Panera, but I saw it from T-mobile web site. The paradigm shift in Smartphone market About 3 months ago we have seen the debut of iPhone 3G, now with the… Continue reading GPhone is here

Don’t count RIM out

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the iPhone coming, and initial positive review from personal technology Guru such as Walter Mossberg. It’s not easy time for RIM investors and Blackberry users. For one, your friend who gets new iPhone in a few days will laugh your Blackberry is so old tech, with his/her iPhone features touch screen, two fingers zooming… Continue reading Don’t count RIM out

RIM: bear case, bull case

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bear case RIM (Nasdaq: RIMM) missed both top line and bottom line in Q1, and issued not so strong outlook for Q2. Read news from Reuters for more details. Q1 revenue is $2.24 b vs. expected $2.27 b; earning was $0.84 vs. 0.85. While I think missing of bottom line is understandable because of spending… Continue reading RIM: bear case, bull case

iPhone, Blackberry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Missing iPhones are found in China According to InStat, a market research company, there are about 400,000 unlocked iPhone in China. Most of them are purchased in the US, unlocked and shipped to China later. An interesting side point is Chinese (smart phone) users are mostly for entertainment, while the US users focus on business… Continue reading iPhone, Blackberry

Blackberry down

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yesterday one of the big news (Reuters) in the technology arena is the down of Blackberry (a.k.a., the Crackberry) email sevice in north America. This obviously has huge impact on the business and goverment users as they rely on device for email. But how could this happen? Isn’t blackberry supposed to be more reliable than… Continue reading Blackberry down

Flip flopper

Reading Time: < 1 minute It appears Politicians are not the only flip floppers. The reason we should not follow analyst blindly. Citigroup Global Markets analyst Jim Suva, talked about RIMM on early Feb (source: seekingalpha): “Overall, we believe the points brought up during today’s call are highly supportive of our bull case on RIM. Concerns regarding financial services exposure… Continue reading Flip flopper