Apple iPhone aimed at corporate users
0. phoneArena 20 Apr 2012, 19:34 posted on
With RIM's survival hanging by a thread, Apple wants the Apple iPhone to become the handset used by the enterprise and has added a section to the phone's landing page called "the iPhone in Business" which breaks down into 5 sub-sectors...
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1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
I suspect MS is making a similar pitch for WP. Especially with WP8 alleged to have a seamless integration from desktop to handset.
In the meantime, RIM hangs on by a thread. Maybe MS buys RIM and migrates the BB software suite to WP8? The price for RIM is getting more attractive by the day.
3. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
but they are not really buying much… anything rim can do microsoft can pretty much do… all they are doing is buying the fan base which diminishes daily
5. Markizzle21 (Posts: 30; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)
I think if Rim were to be bought out by Microsoft it would be a gynormous step. The BB email client along with its top notch security system with as fluid the WP format is its gold. More Secure than an Iphone but enjoyable as an iphone/android. Windows is making its way back and im sure with the increasing apps the security and the software in general not causing as many problems as droid its going to be there at the top. Not anytime this year but in a couple years I wouldn't be surprised if we are talking Windows phone 30% Android 35% and Iphone 35% of the major smart phone market.
9. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)
I agree with everyone. Microsoft is working on something similar. If the demand of Windows (Phone) 8 OS turn out great. RIM would be in a serious position.
10. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 637; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Whenever I visited business centres in my country, BlackBerry and Nokia were dominant...
...now EVERYONE has iPhone! Just like in elementary school. To be "cool".
This only indicates one thing: business men are children.
15. Doakie (Posts: 1866; Member since: 06 May 2009)
everything that is hip falls one day. Parents catch onto trends and then kids move on to something different. iPhones will fall away just like other trends.
16. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
That's true, but u have to admit they have alot of staying power.
18. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
So when they use blackberry it's fine, but when they use iPhone they're children? Ever thought they use iPhone because it works better?
Let's be real Nokia, Blackberry and Windows are outdated compared to iPhone and android. iPhone is more secure though so its more attractive to business users. Also it's more stable. Business users don't care about roms, live wallpaper etc. They need a phone that gets the job done.
22. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 637; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
iPhone being secure, stable and "get the job done" is the perfect excuse to actually having it as a child - to be "in", cool etc.
Because other phones can do it also, however iPhone would be the phone of choice. Obviously, for some other reasons.
11. GENARAL.LEVY (banned) (Posts: 93; Member since: 17 Apr 2012)
It's more of a trend fashion than business.
19. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
Fandroids why can't you give iPhone some credit? It's a very good phone and android took its cues from iOS. Without iPhone there is no android.
People use iPhone because they prefer it. Not because it's a trend.
20. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 11378; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Android owes a lot of its features to the iPhone. Without the iPhone, Android would've been creamed by Blackberry.
They don't want to give credit where credit is due.
21. scvzw2 (Posts: 32; Member since: 20 Jun 2010)
Just curious what Features are we talking about since there are plenty of Features that Android has that the iPhone doesn't ... And I've had both actually using a iPhone right now.