Netbooks lead the way on how we%u2019ll be using our mobile phones in the near future
17 Aug 2009 - 11:46am
5 years ago
What if your phone was a removable part of your netbook. Ala the
"Folio" by Palm. I think their implementation and specs were off,
but I think the idea has huge possibilities. Take a razor sized
iPhone that can slip into a "netbook" sized form-factor keyboard &
screen ( ports, mic & camera) and damn! you've got quite the
Further, when docked the phone can gain access to extra CPU cycles
AND extra RAM/GPU support as well.
I don't know why no one has done this yet. If a single set up cost
about $800 (before operator discounting) and $300 after, I bet
they'd be bought at a rate that would work for both manufacturer and
Moto, Nokia, Aus, Samsung, I see a huge leap frog for you guys. BB
could never do it, and Apple hasn't done it yet (and you can work
faster than Apple).