“A quarter of a century ago, Apple sparked a personal computing revolution with the Macintosh 128K,” Marie Boran reports for Independent.ie.
“In the intervening years, the internet as we know it has been firmly shackled to the personal computer, mildly interrupted by mobile operators with their walled-garden approach to getting connected,” Boran reports.
“It is 2008 and the latest iPhone 3G has unleashed the full promise of the mobile internet, breaking our chains to the desktop and smashing through the walled-gardens of prescribed internet,” Boran reports.
Boran reports, “Mobile web is now a real and viable opportunity. We are witnessing the birth of a new internet age.”
“‘It’s about having a touchscreen and having ultra-responsivity. When you see the touch interaction working on an iPhone you realise it is a generation ahead of all these other devices,’ says Conor O’Neill, CEO of technology consultancy firm Argolon and editor of Web2Ireland.org,” Boran reports.
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