Friday, 10 June 2011

The Smartphone revolution

"The change that smartphones bring is computing power in the palm of our hands or in our pockets. It is internet connectivity almost anywhere on earth. That's going to have profound effects. Horace Dediu, another former Nokia executive who now runs the consultancy Asymco, says: 'Besides being powerful, they're going to be ubiquitous. Not only in the hands of nearly every person on the planet, but also with them, or by them, all day long. They will be more popular than TVs and more intimate than wallets.'"

The major event of Web 3.0 is the replacement of the PC for the smartphone and tablet. The PC, in our opinion, is not going to vanish. But the primary computing activity is going to be in the 15 billion small devices which will soon be connected to the Internet.

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