CISCO KILLS THE FLIP CAMERA.
Wow, I didn’t know Cisco made the Flip… Wait, that’s not what I wanted to talk about. Of course, another pure business decision, protecting the bottom line. According to the Business Insider report, Cisco is trying to refocus their business strategy, and nixing the Flip is one piece of this mission. Supposedly their reasoning was that smart phones will make this video only device obsolete, as smart phones were supposedly going to kill the compact camera market.
Well, what do you think? Who’s going to miss this phone, other than pornographers, perhaps? Have you used the Flip or similar device extensively (for non-porn use), even though you have video capabilities on your phone? Was this a prudent move by Cisco, or should they have further developed this device to do more: e.g., more memory capacity, onboard video editing (does it have that now?), or wifi/bluetooth for easy uploading.
Again, I don’t use a Flip, so fill me in on what you like or don’t like about it.
P.S., the porn references were purely an academic exercise. Nothing more, nothing less. 😉 Damn, I might get more spam now, though.