Tag Archive: Struggling


Apple is struggling to ink music deals ahead of Beats relaunch

Apple is planning to unveil its big redesign and rebranding of Beats Music this summer at WWDC, but according to a new report citing industry insiders, Jimmy Iovine and Eddy Cue are having a hard time finalizing deals with major… Read more ›

Struggling Samsung wants to build its own Apple-style ecosystem

Unlike Apple, which is more comfortable (and lucrative) than ever with its business strategy, here in 2015 Samsung is having a bit of an identity crisis. Is it a freedom-fighting Internet of Things company making smart refrigerators and connected TVs?… Read more ›

Struggling Samsung wants to build its own Apple-style ecosystem

Unlike Apple, which is more comfortable (and lucrative) than ever with its business strategy, here in 2015 Samsung is having a bit of an identity crisis. Is it a freedom-fighting Internet of Things company making smart refrigerators and connected TVs?… Read more ›

Microsoft’s Newest Ad Pits The Struggling Surface RT Against The iPad [Video]

nokeyboardMicrosoft’s recent barrage of anti-iPad ads have nearly all featured third-party tablets rather than boasting about Microsoft’s own iPad-killer, the Surface RT. Now that it’s desperately slashed prices on RT units, Microsoft is feeling inexplicably cocky in its latest ad, which pits the hardware and software specs of the iPad against that of the Surface […]

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What’s The Deal With Struggling Tech Companies And Celebrities? [Opinion]

Alicia Keys thinks Blackberry is totally "fly."

Alicia Keys thinks BlackBerry is totally “fly.”

Despite the fact that she uses an iPhone, Alicia Keys joined BlackBerry’s CEO onstage today to announce her new position at the company as “Global Creative Director.” After giving a creepy analogy about her and BlackBerry “exclusively dating,” Keys skirted a question about what phone she used before her BlackBerry. That’s probably because she was a self-proclaimed “iPhone junky.”

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Microsoft Is Struggling To Sell 1 Million Surface RT Tablets This Quarter

Microsoft’s new tablet, the Surface, is supposed to make the iPad and MacBook Air irrelevant. It’s supposed to be the best of both worlds by being a tablet/laptop hybrid. Reviews of the Surface have been mixed, and initial sales reports are indicating that Surface RT might be in trouble, because no one is buying it.

According to new research by the Boston-based brokerage firm Detwiler Fenton, Microsoft is likely to sell fewer than  [Read More…]

Microsoft Is Struggling To Sell 1 Million Surface RT Tablets This Quarter

Microsoft’s new tablet, the Surface, is supposed to make the iPad and MacBook Air irrelevant. It’s supposed to be the best of both worlds by being a tablet/laptop hybrid. Reviews of the Surface have been mixed, and initial sales reports are indicating that Surface RT might be in trouble, because no one is buying it.

According to new research by the Boston-based brokerage firm Detwiler Fenton, Microsoft is likely to sell fewer than  [Read More…]

AT&T Struggling to Meet iPhone 4S Activation Demands

Similar to the frustration experienced this week by users struggling to upgrade their iDevice to iOS 5, AT&T has seemingly caught the same disease that Apple’s servers were afflicted by on Wednesday. As of this writing, the activation demands incumbent on AT&T this morning (the first day of availability for the iPhone 4S) are such that countless users are reporting the inability to have their new device activated through AT&T. In the last few hours, we’ve  [Read More…]