Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Aug 2012 10:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In light of the jury verdict in Apple vs. Samsung, the one-liners and jokes flew back and forth. One in particular, by Dan Frakes, has been copied and pasted all over the web, and it goes like this: "When the iPhone debuted, it was widely criticized for having no buttons/keys. Now people think the iPhone's design is 'obvious'." This is a very common trend in this entire debate that saddens me to no end: the iPhone is being compared to simple feature phones, while in fact, it should be compared to its true predecessor: the PDA. PDAs have always done with few buttons.
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RE: Reaching
by Moochman on Sun 26th Aug 2012 14:47 UTC in reply to "Reaching"
Moochman
Member since:
2005-07-06

I don't know any PDA that you were making calls on.


Huh? Have you never heard of smartphones based on Windows Mobile, Palm OS or Symbian/UIQ????

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RE[2]: Reaching
by Windows Sucks on Sun 26th Aug 2012 15:45 in reply to "RE: Reaching"
Windows Sucks Member since:
2005-11-10

"I don't know any PDA that you were making calls on.


Huh? Have you never heard of smartphones based on Windows Mobile, Palm OS or Symbian/UIQ????
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Yes and as you said they are smartphones not PDA's if you want to compare to old smartphones that is fine.

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RE[3]: Reaching
by smashIt on Sun 26th Aug 2012 16:00 in reply to "RE[2]: Reaching"
smashIt Member since:
2005-07-06

Yes and as you said they are smartphones not PDA's if you want to compare to old smartphones that is fine.


educate yourselfe...
http://ixbtlabs.com/news.html?03/21/14

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RE[3]: Reaching
by ichi on Sun 26th Aug 2012 18:32 in reply to "RE[2]: Reaching"
ichi Member since:
2007-03-06

Yes and as you said they are smartphones not PDA's if you want to compare to old smartphones that is fine.


Aren't all smartphones basically PDAs with a SIM card?

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