02-21-2012 12:43 PM - edited 02-21-2012 12:46 PM
EXACTLY! Why would somebody shopping for a tablet buy this product. The only reasons I picked it was they slashed the price on a 64G model and I carry a BB9700 for work.
Otherwise, a shopper sees a device at Best Buy that has a great front-facing and back-facing camera but it can't Skype ... ??? Why wouldn't they pick up a Galaxy Tab or similar instead?
RIM is just shooting themselves in the foot.
Regardless of how beautifully it's built, it's just a paperweight without the right software. Sega DreamCast anyone??
02-21-2012 12:55 PM
02-21-2012 01:10 PM
02-21-2012 01:50 PM
02-21-2012 02:12 PM
I bought my Playbook (at Full Price) a year ago.
I bought it for two important reasons:
1. To keep in touch with my family
2. To keep in touch with work
When I saw skype in both a television and print add, I decided to buy a playbook.
When I saw remote desktop in the app store, I was sure I was making the right decision.
A year later and remote desktop still doesn't run quite right, my bridge crashes and there's still no skype.
I have always supported RIM in our business, but have been made to look a fool at my company by continuing to insist employees only use rim devices.
Our company used to be all blackberries, but now we are about 80% and its dropping quickly.
I have had to repeatedly justify to higher ups why we should stick with rim, but those arguments are growing thinner everyday.
An entire year has passed and all you have to show of substance in OS2 is integrated email?
I like the updated Rim Video Chat ap, but what you are saying is that anyone I want to speak to needs to have a playbook too? Where's the desktop interface???
I have been lied to by your marketing department and repeatedly told to wait, its coming... its coming...
I just can't belive it took a year to write the code for this.
Stop blaming the developers. Rim took liberty with their logos last year in their marketing campaigns and when they did this, they took repsonsibility for the results.
If you're not going to repair relations with companies like Citrix and Skype, then you need to make sure you have inhouse aps to compete.
Don't you think so?
02-21-2012 02:54 PM
02-21-2012 03:13 PM
Don't you think so?
Who are you asking?
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