“If You’re Obsessed With ‘Winning,’ You Don’t Understand the Mobile Market”

What Harry McCracken says is what we’ve been saying on Angry Mac Bastards for years – there’s this absurd “Highlanderism” among pundits who think that mobile is going to play out just like the PC business did in the 90s. It’s not going to.

  • That’s why I always say: pick your stat and you can win too. The Loop and Daring Fireball focus on profit as the primary winning metric. Many Android blogs [sans Android Central, they stopped a long time ago] and people focus on marketshare.

    Pick your metric. Ultimately it doesn’t matter.