While attending Macworld 2010, I had a chance to meet Nobi Hayashi, a highly-respected technology journalist in Japan. Nobi was with a contingency of tech enthusiasts from Japan. I chatted briefly with the group about the next gen iPhone (due this summer?) and the new iPad. I was curious to get their take on which [...]
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt who writes Apple 2.0 for CNN/Fortune, has a post today covering the global distribution of iPhone and iPod Touch. Elmer-DeWitt cites a report by Piper Jaffray technology analyst Gene Munster, who projects that Apple will have sold 78 million iPhones and iPod Touches worldwide by the end of January. Now that we have [...]
Serkan Toto has a post on Mobile Crunch today highlighting iPhone’s success in Asia. Among the key takeaways — Apple’s carrier partner, Softbank, has now sold 3 million iPhones in Japan*, capturing a commanding 46% of the smartphone market … It’s big in Korea, it’s probably big in China’s grey market, and the iPhone continues [...]
Posted in iPhone in Japan on Oct 29th, 2009
Quick … someone call John Strand and tell him his thesis “no carrier has ever made a dime by contracting with Apple to sell iPhone” is in serious jeopardy of being dead wrong. Read > The INcredibles – Rob Enderle and John Strand “14 years we [Strand Consult] have never made a mistake in our [...]
Posted in iPhone in Japan on Oct 25th, 2009
The editor of That Mac Show, Eric Timmer was recently in Fukuoka, Japan where he stopped by the magazine section in an electronics shop. Eric took note of the many Apple “fanzines” (fanboy magazines) and shot this short video clip. According to Timmer, Japanese Mac users are just as dedicated if not more so than [...]