[LINK] Wireless phones to drop the keypads
Sat, 13 Jan 2001 18:11:05 +1100
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Source: Ken Rutkowski's Daily Tech News Clicks Thursday January 11, 2001
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phones to drop the keypads ZDnet Samsung unveiled a prototype of its
combined cellphone and handheld computer at a conference here
recently, and the crowd cooed over the shrunken size of the device.
But the gadget had shed more than its girth: It was also missing a
push-button keypad. The convergence of cellphones and handheld
computers is prompting one of the biggest changes in telephone design
since rotary phones gave way to touch-tone devices decades ago
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