I’ve been saying this about the iPhone a while now. It’s a small personal computer first and a cell phone second.
[quote cite=”Jean-Louis Gassée ” url=”http://www.mondaynote.com/2013/10/13/microsoft-mission-impossible/”]When Steve Jobs stepped onto the stage at MacWorld in January, 2007, there were plenty of smartphones on the market. Windows Mobile, Palm Treo, Nokia, Blackberry… But Apple’s iPhone was different. It really was a personal computer with a modern operating system. While the iPhone didn’t initially support third party apps, a Software Development Kit (SDK) and App Store were soon introduced.[/quote]