What's next after the iPhone?

April 23, 2009 by · 4 Comments
Filed under: Technology 

We all have seen the success of the iPhone, what it has done to AT&T, and how it has changed the way we look at our phones. Blackberry maker RIM, Nokia, Motorola, HTC, LG, Samsung, and others have touch phones (the last three mostly with Windows Mobile or Android) that arguably perform similar functions.   App store clones are popping up like there is no tomorrow, carriers are warming up to WiFi, GPS is now a standard feature, and web browsing on a phone is a no-brainer.   We can’t help but question what’s next?  The problem with technology that took the industry by surprise is that it is very tough to follow.  Sure there is a 3.0 upgrade in store for the iPhone but it is evolutionary at best.  We all heard the potential improvements (a real keyboard, the ability to run multiple apps, a replaceable battery for crying out loud! etc.) but no analyst or company has come up with the next best thing.  A truly smart smartphone is what’s missing.

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