Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Oct 2010 16:00 UTC
In the News An interesting discussion is currently raging through the world of computing, or more accurately, through the world of bloggers and analysts. It basically comes down to this: should the iPad be included in laptop and desktop sales figures? If it is included - Apple becomes the largest PC manufacturer in the United States. But, if the iPad should be included - why not the modern smartphone?
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RE: Am I missing something?
by WereCatf on Mon 18th Oct 2010 18:24 UTC in reply to "Am I missing something?"
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Smartphones' ancestors are Palmtops and Nokia 3210s and the smartphones' capacities are an evolution of that original functionality.

Dumb phones' ancestors perhaps, but a smartphone is the convergence point of a dumb phone and a PC; it has ancestors in both.

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