“We are looking at the forest instead of the trees when it comes to the current tablet wars between Apple, Google’s Android platforms like Motorola Xoom and Samsung’s Galaxy and Research in Motion’s soon-to-ship PlayBook,” Eric Jackson writes for Forbes.
“Apple doesn’t look at their businesses through separate product groups.,” Jackson writes. “They don’t have an iPhone strategy conceived of by people who never talk to the iPad corporate strategy people. Take a step back and look at the forest: Apple is following a Post-PC Strategy.”
Jackson writes, “So what is their Post-PC Strategy? It is an iOS strategy. They want to be the dominant operating system through your life – at home and on the move. That sounds a little geeky but it means that they want you to be so delighted with your experience on the iPhone’s operating system that you want that same experience on your tablet. After you are satisfied with that experience, you start to wonder why you are still using a PC versus a Mac or MacBook Air as your ‘desktop computer.’ And then that will extend to your television.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: When we wrote the following a lot of people laughed: As we have always said, even as many short-sightedly waved (and continue to wave) the white flag, the war is not over. And, yes, we shall prevail… No company is invincible. Not even Microsoft. – MacDailyNews Take, January 10, 2005
Who’s laughing now?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Carl H.” for the heads up.]