Mobile Workshop It seems like we struck a nerve with the recent mobile workshop article on email devices. With other subjects, such as security and push email, there has been a discussion around the various approaches and their pros and cons, but on the device front it seems that there is a high degree of frustration.
Reading through the comments we received, these seem to be the major points:
The unholy combination of “Swatch fashion accessory crossed with Swiss Army Knife” phone, versus form, fit and function of your basic phone. Who gets to decide on the range of choice, and therefore becomes the whipping boy for the fashion police and senior management who need to show the latest toy at the golf club?
Overblown claims for the capabilities of lightweight operating systems setting unreasonable expectations in users’ minds
The apparent disinterest of manufacturers in listening to customer feedback on the device and server side software. So, if we told you that the mobile operators are listening (which they are), can you take some time to answer the following mini-questionnaire. You never know, it might result in the manufacturers and providers helping you get what you want.
This survey is now closed.