Sunday, June 24, 2007

Advertising Age Predicts that iPhone will Fail

The hype has been enormous. Apple says its iPhone is "literally five years ahead of any other mobile phone." A stock-market analyst says, "The iPhone has the potential to be even bigger than the iPod."

I think not. An iPod is a divergence device; an iPhone is a convergence device. There's a big difference between the two.

I would actually cringe on this article, seeing myself rooting for the iPhone to revolutionize the way we use cell phones, but it does provide an interesting insight regarding the divergence/convergence difference. Here's the link to Advertising Age's article for those interested.

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