Recently, a few rumours were flooding all over the internet. The gist of the theories was that Apple was ganging up with RIM to create a “blackberry ipod”, however that box may look.

Immediately, people were bickering about how the CEO’s of the two companies were incompatible and about how this would never ever work out because of that. If you ask me personally, this is no reason though-I often worked together with people I really really hate, and the stuff that came out always was usable.

But Mike Mace(former PalmSource/Palm employee, many Palm OS veterans will still recall him) has a different theory about why the product would dump. He believes that iPod users and BlackBerry users are so different, that the users won’t want to “merge”:

http://mobileopportunity.blogspot.com/2006/06/why-apple-rim-would-be-bad-idea.html

What do you think?

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