See below for an interesting view of the world – showing how different regions have completely different smart phone markets. Overall of course – Apple is still way out in front but rather than just the usual Apple V Android picture (the latter growing at 800% in the USA) – this Infographic shows how strong Nokia and other platforms are too.
There are ideas that start off sounding good and end up being bad. They often are brilliantly designed by frightfully clever and confident people but end up being the dreaded ‘technology looking for a market’. Like the Segway, for example.