If the iPad had come first, we wouldn’t think of the iPhone as a phone; we’d think of it as a tablet small enough to hold up to your ear.
- Paul Graham, Tablets
Graham makes the case that we should be calling this generation of devices — always on, touch screens, new notions of UX — tablets, not mobile devices, or palmtops, or whatever.
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