A Tale of Two Smartphones
Two phones I don't want. Two phones that had better sell well or else their stocks won't be able to rally. That's how I feel today about both the Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5 and BlackBerry 10 from Research In Motion (RIMM).
Apple came clean this morning with CEO Tim Cook offering an apology for an Apple Maps application that has been universally panned. While Cook said that the feature will get better as Apple gets more data, I am not holding my breath and you have to count me out as a buyer. I am thrilled with my iPhone 4s and there's no way I am going to trade up to an iPhone 5 if the Maps app is a trade down. I use the Google (GOOG) Maps application pretty much every time I am on the road or in a strange surrounding. I have always felt OK with directions, not great, not bad. But my 4s has made my navigation best in class. I have no desire to return to a world where I simply don't know where I am walking or driving....405 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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