Gizmos & Gadgets: New Cell Phone Breakthrough
The integrated phone would function as a telephone and personal organizer, and would have a color screen that would be larger than typical cell phones, yet smaller than the Palm screens on stand-alone organizers.
The two companies are competing with Nokia, Ericsson and Microsoft, all of whom are reported to be developing similar devices. The popularity speaks for itself: a research group out of Boston predicts there will be more than one billion Web-enabled mobile devices by 2003.
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Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.