Today Apple Computer launched the iPhone and decided to drop the “computer” out of its name. I guess that as it entered the world of mobile phones computer was not the appropriate way of naming Apple. Nokia however, who kindly invited me for a panel in NYC with Om Malik and Steve Boom, from Yahoo, when they launched the new N Series phones a few months ago, told me that we should not refer to the N Series phones as phones since they were NOT phones but ….computers.

I guess this is what happens when two giants enter each other fields. So what´s next, Nokia Computer and Apple Connecting People?

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