05-02-2012 07:08 PM
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05-05-2012 02:20 PM
When Microsoft abandoned MS-DOS and the FAT file system they left a ton of devs and apps behind as well. If you wanted to keep up with MS you had to adopt the new platform (actually NT on steriods)
When Apple went to OS X the same thing...new platform and new file system...essentially UNIX with a sexy UI.
RIM is taking a very risky yet potentially massively profitable change with a lot more in the way of momentum by choosing QNX.
This change has the potential to redefine computing, desktop and mobile, as we know it.
Of everything that is happening in the tech world today IMO I think this is the most forward thinking with the most long term consequences.
This is beyond IP v6 this is potentially the most massivelly connected platform to ever reach our hands.