Location Awareness Is The Real iPhone Revolution

12 Giu Location Awareness Is The Real iPhone Revolution

With the imminent availability of the iPhone 3G, we’re seeing the emergence of a new category of personal productivity applications that will prove as important as e-mail, word processing, and the spreadsheet: Location-aware applications, software that knows where you are and helps you take better advantage of what’s around you.
Sure, Apple isn’t the first to develop a GPS-aware cell phone: The BlackBerry, to name one example, supports GPS, and has twice the market share that Apple has. But Apple has a way of capturing the public imagination, and building a platform for elegant, easy-to-use apps, that no other vendor can match. Leggi tutto