Avatar director James Cameron says the next phase of 3D technology is coming to phones because it is actually easier to produce on phones. We need 3D glasses at the movie theater because the screen is so large. But apparently, our brains can process the 3D image without the glasses.
According to Forrester Research, the number of mobile Internet users in the U.S. will double over the next five years, from 52 million today to some 106 million by 2015. As more handsets are sold, the demands on wireless networks increase exponentially.
"In the long term, companies need to be willing to take some losses, some casualties in order to succeed. You've got to be willing to take on that government. You've got to be willing to make a difference," says Trilogy Partners founder John Stanton.
Smartphones soon will be as ubiquitous as the PCs we now take for granted. This means that related companies, and their shareholders, should see gains for many years to come.
To say apps are a phenomenon is putting it mildly. Addictive and even lovable, these applications have become tools of life for many users.