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iPhone spurs improvements in other mobiles


Concepts embodied in the iPhone are making their way into other, more open devices. "A rising tide floats all boats," it's said, and Apple's innovations are spreading out to benefit users of other devices.

Some hardy Brazilian inventors wanted to see if there was a benefit to the iPhone's virtual keyboard, so without ever having touched an iPhone (which doesn't work there), they created an analogous keyboard for the Nokia N800 Internet tablet.

More tomorrow on other iPhone-inspired inventions; but, while we're here, what would you like to see replicated from the iPhone on your mobile?

2 comments
zbyte
zbyte

One of the key elements of the iPhone is that it runs on OS X. Although this is not a secret, most of your garden variety mainstream IT media, seem not to understand the relevance of this. If Apple opened this up with the software developers, you would see a whole array of applications and integration projects unparalled up to this point. The market potential here is enormous and the possibilities endless. Just think of areas such as health care, communications, enterprise integration, ...on and on to name a few.

K7AAY
K7AAY

What would you like to see added to your mobile device from the concepts embodied in the iPhone?

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