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Neither Microsoft, Nokia, nor anyone else should fork Android. It’s unforkable.

Neither Microsoft, Nokia, nor anyone else should fork Android. It’s unforkable. Extremely detailed article on exactly what options exist for Microsoft (or anyone else) to fork Android – and why all of them are probably a bad idea for Microsoft. 


Windows 8 and the Cost of Complexity – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Windows 8 and the Cost of Complexity – stratēchery by Ben Thompson We missed posting this post from Ben Thompson when it came out last month, but it’s worth a read. He describes how windows 8, in hoping to slow the decline of PCs due to tablets, actually managed to hasten it. This is the […]


Two Bears, Revisited – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Two Bears, Revisited – stratēchery by Ben Thompson Excellent article by Ben Thompson. He revisits his earlier (also excellent) two bears article to show how those two fears – one for Apple, one for Samsung – started to come true last quarter.