Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Aug 2013 21:16 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I wrote this almost exactly three years ago, to much debate:

Sure, Apple will most likely still make far more money per sold iPhone device than competitors will per Android phone, but the trend is clear: as much as I love my iPhone, it will be relegated to a ~10% market share figure within a few quarters.

It took a little longer than "a few quarters", but here we are. Android has revolutionised the smartphone market. I'm not particularly happy about that (both Android and Samsung are far too dominant, which is bad for the market and thus for consumers), but there it is.

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RE[2]: The final conclusion???
by Lennie on Thu 8th Aug 2013 18:01 UTC in reply to "RE: The final conclusion???"
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I think it will be hard to innovate at the OS/hardware on smartphone at all.

So what big advances are going to happen ?

The biggest problem right now is: battery technology.

If that gets improved, there can be proper innovation again.

There are some signs that it might happen though.

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