When you see companies like SAP adopting the Iphone for their new business software line, you get to understand that the Iphone is revolutionary, even without 3G or a more megapixel camera...
OSX makes the difference not specs
Fact of life :
Here is what a CONSERVATIVE german company is doing :
BOSTON- SAP has rolled out the first in a new generation of business software products that focus on ease of use, borrowing tools that have drawn hundreds of millions of users to Google.
The German company is the world's biggest maker of business management software and, while analysts generally praise its broad line of products for their deep functionality and analytical abilities, they say they are difficult to use.
SAP Vice President Ian Kimbell demonstrated the first in a new line of software dubbed SAP CRM 2007 at a conference attended by some 500 industry analysts and customers in Boston.
"It didn't look like SAP," said Daryl Ganas, director of sales and marketing operations for Intel, one of several companies that has helped SAP test the software.
"It felt and looked to me like something my sales people would use," he said in an interview
The software can be customised by each user with as much flexibility and ease as one might be able to customise an iGoogle page, or myYahoo page, officials with SAP said.
They said SAP plans to roll out versions of software other than customer relationship management, or CRM, though they declined to discuss the timetable.
SAP said that, when it starts selling the new CRM software later this month, it will make a program available that sends customer data to Apple's iPhone.
SAP is breaking with precedent by introducing versions of the new software that are compatible with the iPhone ahead of programs for mobile devices businesses traditionally use, such as Research in Motion's Blackberry, Palm's Treo and devices that run on software from Microsoft.
"The iPhone has become such a popular thing," said Bob Stutz, a SAP senior vice president who is responsible for developing customer relationship management software. "Everybody wants the ease of use of the iPhone."
The first generation of the iPhone software will load business contacts, information on sales prospects and account data onto the device, Stutz said.
Stutz said SAP decided to introduce the iPhone software ahead of programs for other devices at the request of its sales people, saying they prefer using iPhones to the other devices.
Programs for the Blackberry and other devices will ship a few weeks after the initial launch of SAP CRM 2007.
From SAP web site, would they now a little more about the Iphone
and its business capabilities than you do ?
" From Walldorf to Wall Street: The SAP Success Story
Serving more than 41,200 customers worldwide, SAP is the world's largest business software company and the world's third-largest independent software provider overall. We have a rich history of innovation and growth that has made us a true industry leader. Today, SAP employs more than 41,900 people in more than 50 countries. Our professionals are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and support."
Before making any more ignorant comment read this REUTERS report :
December 4, 2007, 7:02 pm
SAP’s iPhone Software, No Sale to Microsoft; Other News
Posted by Ben Worthen
* SAP unveiled a version of its business software that is designed to work with Apple’s iPhone. The software, which loads sales contacts and other customer-account information onto the phone, is being released for the iPhone before it’s released for traditional business phones like the BlackBerry or the Treo. SAP says it’s releasing the iPhone software first because its own salespeople say they prefer the device to other phones, Reuters reports.
SAP is a LEADING business industrial software supplier.
Signal strength is up to individual units, it is like a lottery, you can get a good or a bad unit with any manufacturer , ideally you should ask to fit a sim card in and check how many bars, you will see a difference between same model phone, this is the way electronics is:
different chips assembly makes a difference......
Whats the signal strength like on the iphone? is it strong or does it cut out occasionally etc... have an n73 and now looking for an iphone, but because i`ll be using for business calls i really need a phone with a strong signal with o2. thanks
GUYS!!!! whats the nagging all about? Whos got the best phone? Or who wants to agree with u?
Respect each others choice of equipment. I am an Ipod fan and I respect the mobile phone product from them. But personally speaking I would rather go with a HTC Advantage X7500(too Huge!) or a HTC TyTN II because I believe Apple's main products are for Blokes per se, cos they are so so user friendly! Even a dumb ass can start using them. And with the kind of publicity they go about before launching a product lasting more than a year.
Nokia N95 is a very good phone for certain folks and trust me on this no cellphone in the world has a network which nokia provides(some cheap nokia's have moderate n/w's)
Iphone is a good phone again for certain people but it could have been made better!
some geezer lower down was defending his iphone by saying it can play gameboy advance games.
that softwares been out on the N95 for maybe a year?
to Leo earlier comment about jailbreak. Getting apps for my n95 was a big headache also with the certificate, I was lucky with my 1st n95 as I got a certificate from symbian signed but my new one is like naked can't get nothing. With iPhone its so easy that I get new stuff almost everyday
his name is not queer, that's just his gsm arena net id. But rock u definatly put him in his place. I have both phones n95 is awesome and I'd still be using it if the screen didn't just shutdown for no reason its only 8 weeks old. Oh well at least my iPhone is made of stronger stuff
i wantd 2 knw dat does d iphone reaiily gt hot or not if u talk a lot...does it hav a screen lock like a password or so...n hwz d phone overall worth d buy or not??plzz let me knw...
the n95 can hold a max of 32 gb when the card come's out. If you call this other guy queer, rock then you must be queer. Take's one to know one.
try see what street is coming up next with your i phone at night. you can't with no navigation. my n95 also has voice guidance. i don't have to pay for a separate gps system, like you rock.
thats a GREAT deal on an iphone, johnny! try to get it "jailbroken" if you can. INSTALLER app will let you enjoy your new phone so MUCH MORE!!! ^_^
i admit, having a "locked" iphone is REALLY no fun! i mean, its still good cuz ya still got an ipod, phone, AND have access to the "REAL" internet! but having it "jailbroken" opens it up to all these cool 3RD PARTY apps which lets you do pretty much WHATEVER you want with your phone!
also, wtf is up with these "rotateme" programs!?! what, is the n95 TRYING to be more like the IPHONE!?! COOL!!! lol. why would you even want to "rotate" your screen when its so little...
rock. my battery is fine on my n95. if i did use it alot and it got low at least if i wanted a fully charged battery put in i could put one in. try that on the i phone, i don't think so!! ha ha ha!!