Google is working hard to make phones obsolete.
The company wouldn’t admit this. And they don’t want me to say it. They still have to make nice with mobile phone carriers who support and sell Android phones.
In getting rid of the phone as we know it, Google is both on the right side of history and also on your company’s side. The post-phone world is a world with higher-quality voice communication, better security and telephony services that work better than today’s communication apps.
What’s a smartphone, anyway?
Everybody’s talking about the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, which first shipped on June 29, 2007. That’s as good a place as any to dissect the smartphone and what it really is.