Category Archives: Dell

05 May 2012

Whither Blackberry?

Raj Bhatt

Samsung and Apple are winning the war of smartphones (through different strategies…Apple through a single elegant phone built on its proprietary OS and Samsung through a rapid launch of a  slew of multiple sized devices built on Android). The chart above is taken from a recent Time article. In the meanwhile, RIMM (and its Blackberry) [...]

BBM, Blackberry, Dell, HP, smartphone, tablet

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12 Aug 2010

… phone?… tablet PC?… No it’s a Dell Streak Part 2

Raj Bhatt

I have commented earlier on Dell’s mobile device strategy (click here) and on the Dell Streak (click here). Today Walt Mossberg reviewed the Dell Streak (click here) in the Wall Street Journal. Some salient points: I couldn’t find, and Dell couldn’t identify, any apps written especially for its larger screen. In fact, a few Android [...]

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19 Jul 2010

Is it a phone? Is it a tablet PC?… No it’s a Dell Streak

Raj Bhatt

Dell Streak has launched in the UK and will soon be launched in the US. Here is the product page from the Dell UK website (click here) and a much better product page on the O2 UK website (click here). Here’s a more instructional blog post from Dell (click here). I had blogged in January [...]

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30 Jan 2009

Dell’s smartphone strategy…..Are they dialling the wrong number?

Raj Bhatt

The Wall Street Journal reported that Dell has been working for over a year on Android and Windows-based smartphone designs (click here). WSJ claims that Dell has been meeting component manufacturers, software vendors and handset manufacturers for its smartphone project. CNet’s Crave blog (click here) quotes Jeff Kagan, a reputed telecom analyst, saying that the [...]

Dell, mobile, strategy

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