Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 19th May 2012 08:59 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Smartphones have become the preferred computer of the masses. Sales surpassed those of personal computers in 2010, having grown over 50% per year for several years. Nearly 500 million smartphones shipped in 2011. This radically shifts the terrain in the consumer operating system competition that was, for years, firmly decided in favor of Windows. This article analyzes the New OS Wars.
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RE[2]: Good old days
by Glynser on Mon 21st May 2012 06:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Good old days"
Glynser
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Technically, they are computers, and so are video consoles.

And if you're calling your PC at home a "general purpose computer", then you could as well call your smartphone a "pocket computer".

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