When a phone is not a phone

The charismatic leader Steve Jobs once said the killer application of a mobile phone is … making phone calls. He said it last year when he introduced the iPhone and sure, iPhone changed the world a lot in terms of mobile device usability and applications. But seriously, most of time I found people are just playing with their iPhone as a toy or a fashion icon, instead of making phone calls. Look around, and you know what I mean.

I can imagine a mobile phone with good UI, good application is a powerful device and platform; and I firmly believe mobile commerce will be a totally new ball game (unlike other says, mobile commerce is only an extension of Internet eCommerce).

But before all that, get ready to spend more time to play with your phone, change the look, desktop, widgets etc. etc. See the following, another new UI system from Samsung F480 …

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Author: Michael Yung

Michael possessed over 30 years of experience in Information Technology with focuses on complex application development, database technologies and IT strategy. He also spent the last 20 years in Internet technology, eCommerce development / operations, web usability, computer security and Public Key Infrastructure technologies.

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