This is BX @ Boxden.com


Samsung Exec Admits To Being An Apple Fanboy


 Samsung Exec Admits To Being An Apple Fanboy
topic by Kadillac87 - 12-13-2012, 10:46 AM - Boxden > BX Tech


Samsung may be competing with Apple in the smartphone and tablet space, but that doesn't mean its executives can't still be Apple customers.

During an interview with MIT Technology Review, Samsung's chief strategy officer Young Sohn admitted that he is a longtime user of Apple products and continues to use them at home.

"I use a Mac, actually, at home," he said, while discussing the need for Samsung to build a better ecosystem to connect its products. "Iíve always used Mac, an iPhone, and an iPad. I also have the Galaxy. So Iím a great example."

Sohn continued: "If you look at the strengths of Apple, in a way itís not the product per se. Itís that consumers like their ecosystem such as iCloud. I like that my family 6,000 miles away in Korea is able to see my schedule and see all of my contacts and photos. It is sticky, but it is a proprietary architecture."

When asked to clarify if he is still using Apple products, Sohn said, "At work Iím using Samsung devices; Apple at home, mainly because all of my systems and files are done that way. Thatís sticky, you know? However, I did figure out how to sync all of my contacts and all of my schedules between the two different systems. You can do it. Itís a bit of work, but it is possible."

Sohn, who joined Samsung in August to bolster innovation at the company, also went so far as to call Apple a "very innovative" company.

That's pretty high praise for a competitor -- especially considering that Samsung is battling Apple in courtrooms around the world and has launched a string of anti-Apple ads.


http://mashable.com/2012/12/13/samsu...pple-products/


share this topic Ľ   Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook

5 comments for "Samsung Exec Admits To Being An Apple Fanboy"


 12-13-2012, 10:53 AMonline - #2
Itzike 

  d 
space
$2,132 | 5611858
samsung fire this nicca
 12-13-2012, 05:36 PMaway - #3
fat_boyy21 204 heat pts204

  d 
space
$6,823 | POWERFUL
a lot of top execs own rival devices. Eric Schmidt owns blackberry's, Woz owns a few android devices. It's really not a big deal but people use it to poke fun at fanboys.
 12-13-2012, 08:12 PMaway - #4
MochaWhitey 9 heat pts

  d 
space
$5,016 | POWERFUL
ain't no better way to know what the competition is up to
 12-13-2012, 08:32 PMaway - #5
cottonman5grand 7 heat pts

  d 
space
$1,001 | 5568478
Apple won...
 12-14-2012, 08:13 AMaway - #6
richardgil 1 heat pts

  d 
space
$699 | 2630097
Rrrrrreeeeeeeeppppppppppooooossssssstttttttt
 
 


Go Back   Boxden.Com - Stay First. Follow BX. > BX Table Of Contents > BX Tech
    
         

 



Latest hot topics on fire the past 48 hrs
Image inside  Apr 22 - A New Study Shows What the Job Market Will L..
60 comments
Video inside  Apr 22 - Christie vows not to legalize pot: New Jersey..
85 comments
Article inside  Box Office: Why Did Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Fl..
51 comments
 BOX Ageless Hopkins Pitches 50-50 Mayweather Deal
New reply 26 seconds ago - 66 comments - by dtf12
 Image(s) inside Michael Jordan Again Breaks His Cardinal Rule.
New reply 12 minutes ago - 63 comments - by LeMar G
  So Whats The Last Verse That Actually Made You Rewind ...
New reply 2 minutes ago - 87 comments - by d2921
 Image(s) inside Eatab0otygang?
New reply 13 minutes ago - 72 comments - by VSVP
 Video inside Rza At The Breakfast Club: Wu-tang Beef, Pirating Musi...
New reply 3 minutes ago - 60 comments - by BreakfastClub
 NBA Lebron James Passed Larry Bird For 8th On The Nba Care...
New reply 17 minutes ago - 51 comments - by The Bully
 Image(s) inside The Real Nike Re Stock In The Next 10 Days
New reply 4 minutes ago - 123 comments - by donmagic901
 Image(s) inside New Call Of Duty Info
New reply 17 minutes ago - 62 comments - by Eckogreen

Like BX on Facebook Follow BX on Twitter
5,710 fans of BX | none new today 4,649 following | none new today

hot topic blog   Ľ    hip-hop   |   sports   |   movies   |   games   |   news   |   wild'ish   |   gear   |   rides   |   tech

contact us   |   mobile   |   privacy statement

© Boxden.com. 1998 - end of time.