"Thus, the most ironic winners on Friday were Nokia and Research In Motion. These two companies, driven to their knees by the stagnated dowdiness of their products and intense competition from the iPhone, are now attractive companies to own, thanks to their large and longstanding portfolio of mobile device patents.Near-total victory for Apple stifles phone, tablet design - Chicago Sun-Times
Google spent $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola’s mobile division last year. If they wanted Motorola for its design and manufacturing savvy, isn’t it interesting that Google’s successful Android tablet bore a prominent ASUS logo?"
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Near-total victory for Apple stifles phone, tablet design - Chicago Sun-Times
Excerpt from an Andy Ihnatko perspective