How Apple can turn the iphone into an ultra portable Macbook Air
After 10 years, it’s time to take the next step.
Amid the battles over bezels, screens, and battery life, there’s one thing that all iphones have in common: They’re powerful enough to replace your PC. Now before you start yelling at your screen, I’m not talking about the imac Pro (see page 61) or the HP Omen ( go. macworld.com/hp17). If you use your laptop or desktop to do something you can’t do on your phone, the point is moot. PCS and Macs still have their place in the world, and it’s going to be a long while before our mobile devices can handle the more strenuous tasks we call on our PCS to do.
But for the majority of people, an iphone is enough. Apple knows this. It’s already marketing the ipad as a computer ( go.macworld.com/ippc), and the iphone is just a stone’s throw away, with the same processor, OS, and storage capacity. The only real problem is that the screen is too