HTC Boss on Windows Phone 7, Patent Wars and Why iPhones Aren’t Cool Anymore

John Cook quoting Martin Fichter, the acting president of HTC America: >I brought my daughter back to college — she’s down in Portland at Reed — and I talked to a few of the kids on her floor. And none of them has an iPhone because they told me: ‘My dad has an iPhone.’ There’s…

John Cook quoting Martin Fichter, the acting president of HTC America:
>I brought my daughter back to college — she’s down in Portland at Reed — and I talked to a few of the kids on her floor. And none of them has an iPhone because they told me: ‘My dad has an iPhone.’ There’s an interesting thing that’s going on in the market. The iPhone becomes a little less cool than it was. They were carrying HTCs. They were carrying Samsungs. They were even carrying some Chinese manufacture’s devices. If you look at a college campus, Mac Book Airs are cool. iPhones are not that cool anymore. We here are using iPhones, but our kids don’t find them that cool anymore.

I had no idea that the President of HTC was using an iPhone — or did I read that wrong?

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