As the iPhone 3GS inches Apple anytime afterpiece to overtaking still-reigning smartphone bazaar industry baton RIM’s Blackberry line, it still seems to boss headlines.
On one of the abounding CNNMoney blogs (Brainstorming Tech) was an absorbing adventure today acquainted that “Six Out of Ten Doctors Prefer iPhones”. On what facts was this banderole based? The actuality that absolute software ability Software Advice conducted a analysis of 71 healthcare professionals (they solicited 700), and begin that overwhelmingly physicians, nurses, healthcare IT professionals, and acceptance all adopted the iPhone, with alone healthcare administrators preferring the Blackberry.
Interestingly, if surveyed on their achievement of their absolute smartphones, two accessories denticulate 100% achievement – and neither of them were the iPhone! Alas, the iPhone came abutting to absolute but not quite, scoring alone 90% satisfaction. (The two hundred-percenters, incidentally, were Google buzz and Palm Pre users).
Macworld, meanwhile (in a adventure we begin on PCWorld, interestingly enough), rewinds things a bit from the approaching anniversary division to the present back-to-school season. The commodity addendum the Top 10 iPhone apps for the Back-to-School. From familiars like Google Adaptable App and Amazon Adaptable to added abstruse but appropriately benign apps like the myHomework alignment apparatus or the iFlipr Flashcards abstraction aid.
There’s aswell Documents to Go Go which makes Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 docs clear and editable on your iPhone, and a advocacy on both a adaptable calculator and adaptable concordance app.
Bringing it aback to the barbarous action amid the top two smartphone appellation contenders, contempo sales abstracts showed the anew appear iPhone 3GS scoring additional in sales abaft alone the Blackberry Curve. About – and this is a huge about – the Curve has been on the shelves back February and the iPhone 3GS alone just hit food in June. That agency afterwards getting accessible for acquirement for alone a dozen days, the 3GS still managed to outsell every added smartphone besides the Curve. Suddenly advancing in additional doesn’t attending so tawdry. What’s more, the iPhone 3G (no “S”) came in 4th in sales.
So you acquaint us – who’s the absolute champ?