I would disagree with the authors comments. I won't argue that Apple did a lot to drive phone makers to the next level, however, I had an iMate back in 2003 or so, and they had icons, touch, and many of the basic features you give Apple credit for having invented! What about the LG Prada or various other pre-iphone smart phones!?!? What about the fact that Android began way back at least two or more years BEFORE the iPhone came to market!?? How can you be so biased?!
I do give credit where credit is due, Apple did do a marvelous job, but to give them all the credit is really a very biased and improper perspective.
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