32 Total Quotes

Ted Schadler Quotes

Every consumer technology company -- manufacturers, service providers, installers, and retailers -- has a role to play in delivering end-to-end digital experiences. Product-service bundles, global media and technology standards, and nonprofit certification groups that implement and test standards are all critical to bringing digital experiences to life for all consumers.
Ted Schadler
#Company

The cost of computers is still a problem along with access to Internet service, ... If you don't see marketing efforts toward your group and someone to set up the computer and internet service, you are less likely to have it.
Ted Schadler
#Computers

It's a huge departure. It's a big deal. But it's tied to their business model: Apple is a hardware company.
Ted Schadler
#Business

They established best practices for double-checking software for potential security flaws.
Ted Schadler
#Flaws

Apple is fairly consistent in terms of its cycle of early adopters followed by other loyal Mac users.
Ted Schadler
#Apple

Right now, everything is in place for the competition to really begin.
Ted Schadler
#Competition

There's been a kind of disconnect between content creators and distributors and technology in the past. It would be advantageous for film and TV producers to bring digital content to consumers rather than hold back because of piracy concerns.
Ted Schadler
#Past

Every consumer technology company – manufacturers, service providers, installers, and retailers – has a role to play in delivering end-to-end digital experiences. Product-service bundles, global media and technology standards, and non-profit certification groups that implement and test standards are all critical to bringing digital experiences to life for all consumers.
Ted Schadler
#Company

Right now, everything is in place for the competition to really begin. In the past, manufacturers were tinkering with standards and technology, but now that they have that all figured out, the race has begun.
Ted Schadler
#Competition

This is the first time that media companies and media executives are part of the show.
Ted Schadler
#Media

It is more than just a hum in the background, ... There are real decisions being made and money being spent, and Microsoft is starting to see, at the margin, an impact.
Ted Schadler
#Money #Microsoft

Apple is a hardware company - they build software to sell the hardware. The question really is, Why not support the installation of Windows on their computers?
Ted Schadler
#Apple

In order for this to have any value, someone has to link it into a business application, so they've got a big delivery challenge. They've got to convince developers to build front ends, convince their partners to take on the challenge.
Ted Schadler
#Developers

It's not going to be a big bang launch, but a trickle launch.
Ted Schadler
#Launch

Music labels would much rather have variable price, so they can charge more for hits and perhaps less for older tracks. Apple likes the $0.99 price because it is simple, uniform, not too high to discourage buyers, and very easy to administer and merchandise.
Ted Schadler
#Apple

Microsoft has changed the way information is stored, so that any application can use WinFS. It essentially turns the hard drive into a database. That makes it much easier to find and back up data.
Ted Schadler
#Microsoft

There is a segment of the consumer population that wants the convenience of transferring and printing images directly from the camera, without the cable, and it eventually will gain popularity. But first they have to buy the equipment necessary to do that.
Ted Schadler
#Popularity #Convenience

They did a great job in designing it. The face is the right size for the fingers and the buttons are spaced well. I suppose you could break it if you accidentally sat on it while it was in your back pocket.
Ted Schadler
#Job #Fingers

They did a great job in designing the iPod Nano. The face is the right size for the fingers and buttons are spaced apart well. I suppose you could break it if you accidentally sat on it while it was in your back pocket.
Ted Schadler
#Job #Fingers

The idea that there are consumers who don't need a PC for e-mail, [but] they [do] need a PC for entertainment is real. People are doing that. Those applications run well on media center PCs.
Ted Schadler
#Consumers #E Mail

High-definition plus today's DVD equals good enough, ... It has been and continues to be so ugly that consumers are going to stay away.
Ted Schadler
#Consumers

Apple is not looking at the chip for differentiation. It's counting on its hardware and software for that. If anything, it's taking the line of thinking that the chip inside makes little difference to the quality of the computing experience.
Ted Schadler
#Apple

Apple will keep doing what it's doing, and most likely that means they hope Windows users will make the switch on their own. But they're not going to tear down what they've built to try to conquer the OS world.
Ted Schadler
#Apple

Apple is very aware of what chips need to go in which machines and when. That's part of the reason they made the switch to Intel.
Ted Schadler
#Apple

The irony of this format war is that it comes at the tail end of the century-long era of physical media.
Ted Schadler
#Irony