“A friend just asked me if I was on BBM. That’s BlackBerry Messenger for the uninitiated,” Bob Lefsetz writes for The Big Picture. “And many may never be initiated, because BlackBerry is so 2001. Or 5. Or maybe even 6 or 7, but certainly not 11.”
“BlackBerries do one thing incredibly well, process e-mail,” Lefsetz writes. “And that’s it.”
Lefsetz writes, “If you think BlackBerries surf the Web well, then you don’t, or have never used an iPhone.”
“Make a great tune and it lasts forever,” Lefsetz writes. “A mediocre, trend-following track may be a hit today, but it’s as useless in the future as a Motorola StarTac.”
“I know, I know, you’re Canadian, you beat your chest for RIM,” Lefsetz writes. “But it’s over.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote back on August 05, 2010: RIM. Dead company walking.