He also says he was forever urging RIM to consider the importance of the browser experience on the BlackBerry, which was seen as less than stellar.
Mr. Lazaridis in particular was obsessed with his devices being efficient in their use of wireless networks, while more powerful smartphones coming on the market gobbled up huge chunks of bandwidth.
“People were saying we can’t make powerful phones like Apple. Yes, we can, but we couldn’t believe consumers would put up with that kind of battery inefficiency and that kind of network inefficiency.”
WTF…battery consumption and bandwidth!!!