Business Mac deployments hit a 5 percent adoption ceiling last year, but they’re bouncing down, according to a new report by Forrester Research. Earlier Forrester research put business Mac adoption as high as 5 percent, in May 2008, up from 3.6 percent in October 2007. A recent survey of 962 IT decision-makers from businesses in Europe and North America notches adoption down to 3 percent.
So far, the answer is yes. I don’t need no stinkin’ App Store. In mid December, I bought a Nokia N96 cell phone from Amazon, and I’m simply in love. While there’s no touchscreen and some usability deficiencies compared to iPhone 3G, the N96 is good enough where the mobile compares and otherwise beats the Apple smartphone.