[Community] The first "Smartphone"...

Ryan de Laplante ryan at ryandelaplante.com
Sun Jan 26 13:44:59 CET 2014

I have a working IBM Simon with original box & manual in my collection of 
vintage computers.  It's a really neat device, way ahead of its time.


On Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:09:12 PM Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> I just found this which appears to be the first "smartphone":
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Simon
> It was shipped 20 years ago (2 years after announcement). The features have
> changed quite a lot since then, but not "problems with the device's
> software"...
> -- hns
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