[maemo-users] A Race between the IPhone and the Nokia IT WE

From: Jonathan Greene atmasphere at atmasphere.net
Date: Sun Oct 12 02:33:11 EEST 2008
Think it's more a matter of totally different device categories and
markets.  iPhone is a focused on a broad consumer market and the NIT
is not.

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 7:30 PM, Gary <gary at eyetraxx.net> wrote:
> I'm not impressed. That's like having a motorcycle race a scooter -- the
> motorcycle is on I-5 from Seattle to Portland (Sprint or AT&T) and the
> scooter's on I-5 from Los Angeles to San Francisco (AT&T or Sprint) and both
> are trying to get to Salt Lake City first (Akamai's data centers that are
> caching CNET's content). Show me some latency figures and network topology
> maps between the mobile devices and their end points then I might be just a
> tiny bit less annoyed. Otherwise, they might as well record a two legged dog
> chasing a mule hauled apple cart and pronounce, "the apple hauler is faster
> than the kibble incinerator... I'm not sure if it's the network or the
> device."
> -Gary
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