In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore. Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a good business model.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins during an interview at the Milken Institute conference in Los Angeles yesterday.
There are some quotes that I’m pretty sure will come back to bite someone in the ass. This one I’m sure about.
I’ll make my own prediction: In five years, tablets will be an exponentially bigger business than BlackBerry, because BlackBerry will no longer exist.
The more I think about it, the more I think this device, when it comes out, is going to be a massive hit. It’s one of those things no one will think they need until they see it. Before the iPhone came out, I declared it stupid and said I was never going to get one.
I bought one on day one.