Digital Trends - The smartphone industry may be booming, but carriers and manufacturers alike face some major hurdles ahead.
The mobile industry has seen some meteoric advances in the last 20 years. What was once in the realm of science fiction now passes for pedestrian. There are more mobile phones than people in the U.S. and in March of this year a Nielsen report confirmed that a majority of U.S. mobile subscribers (50.4 percent) now own smartphones.
Smartphones have claimed the ultimate convergence device title, but as awesome as they are, they still have some glaring weaknesses.