iPhone “transformed cellphone trade”

Less than a year after its introduction, it’s clear “the iPhone has had a profound impact on the mobile phone business and likely will keep on influencing it for years to come,” Troy Wolverton (mercurynews.com) reports. “With its large, full-screen display, its notable lack of a keypad and its simple black-on-silver color scheme, the iPhone instantly became an icon—and a model for the rest of the industry.”