iPhone web design: a guide

When it first appeared, Apple’s iPhone looked like a massive extravagance, and commentators were quick to leap up en masse and sing a rousing chorus of ‘It’ll never work’.
Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer opined: “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share.” He then added another “No chance” just for good measure. John C Dvorak said the iPhone would be pass within months, and that there was “no likelihood” Apple could be successful in the mobile phone marketplace. And marketing expert Laura Ries claimed 18 months ago that: “The iPhone is likely to be the biggest flop of the 21st century.”

But even the biggest of Apple detractors would have to admit that the iPhone hasn’t done too badly. At the time of writing, Apple’s just released its fourth quarter results for the financial year of 2008. These figures suggest its iPhone business is outselling its Mac offering, which is still up on the same quarter in 2007. Apple even sold more smartphone devices during the last quarter than RIM, the Blackberry people.

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