from September 2012, Products
According to Intel's CEO Paul Otellini, Windows 8 is shipping with known problems. "Improvements still need to be made to the software," Otellini told employees at a company meeting in Taiwan yesterday.
Apple Maps. It's a sore spot for iOS 6 users. To any honest observer, Apple blew this one. While we all know Apple Maps will get better, right now Maps does not meet the high standard we have come to expect from an Apple product or service.
While everyone else is discussing what is wrong or what went wrong, I'd like to take a moment and ask, WWSD? or in other words, "What Would Steve Do?"
Steve Jobs began the talking point and Timothy Cook has been all to willing to carry it forward. What am I talking about? The term "post-PC era" of course.
While most people have heard this phrase and assume Jobs, and now Cook, meant people are purchasing tablets and smart phones over desktop PCs, they have it mostly right. However that interpretation is only a hardware evaluation of the term. There is another side to the quote than that — a software side. If Apple were really honest, what they would say is that we have entered the post-Microsoft era.