Why Apple Will Dominate Next Gen Computing

Last week Steve Jobs took the stage at the Apple town-hall meeting and announced two major things for the iPhone: 1) support for Microsoft Exchange and 2) the iPhone SDK. The Exchange support was a relatively unexpected move, but in retrospect it makes perfect sense. In order to unseat BlackBerry as the No. 1 wireless player in the U.S., Apple needed to have an enterprise story. What’s more, Apple has realized that the days when people carried two phones are over.

With support for the enterprise (one device for both home and business use), together with its utility as a music player, camera and Web browser, the iPhone is well positioned now to be that “one phone.”

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