With the underestimated growth of Android, good advances on Windows Phone 7, WebOS 2.0 , and an ongoing slew of new models coming off the assembly lines from: Motorola, HTC, Samsung, Blackberry, et al., how much longer can Apple hold smartphone throne with one model released a year with a proprietary OS? Ultimately, the consumer wins this one.
Phone/carrier exclusivity, overcharging for texting and billing, the New York Time’s Technology editor David Pogue, blasts the practices of the cellphone industry.
Take a look at some reviews out there. Let’s see how the weekend rush goes and what the consumer says. Comparing plan package costs, the Pre’s unlimited plan (voice, data and messaging) runs $50.00/month cheaper than iPhone’s. Sounds good to me.
With a new operating system (webOS) and an ability to run multiple apps by utilizing common tools to write them, the positive buzz on the new Palm Pre continues.
The promotion continues. Let’s see if its cheaper than the iphone, or are they going to shoot themselves in the foot.