Linked by the_randymon on Mon 21st Jan 2013 19:27 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "The first computers were gigantic, filling rooms and requiring constant care and maintenance. [...] The computer stayed on the desk until the laptop computer, a smaller, more portable, but just as powerful machine, made it nearly obsolete. And then, the iPhone was released, followed shortly after by Android and the Palm WebOS, and the next step in computing was clear. What we did not immediately understand was if mobile computing was an accessory, or a replacement, for the traditional desktop machines." Jon-Buys at Ostatic believes the phone-becomes-computer paradigm is the next step.
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RE: I actually really did LOL
by shmerl on Mon 21st Jan 2013 20:19 UTC in reply to "I actually really did LOL"
shmerl
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No, it was clear since PDAs came out. Way before iPhone. The fact that mobile computers were combined with telephony wasn't really a revolutionary breakthrough in technological thought, though it was a breakthrough in consumer market.

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