Re: @AC It's had its day.
>I think Apple phones are like IBM computers used to be years ago.
I understand that analogy. Back in the '80's I once owned a IBM 486DX on that basis, it cost me £2k for the box alone.
Then as the months went by, I discovered it was built of ever-so-slightly non-standard parts, so if I wanted to upgrade anything I either had to pay IBM's premium prices or start again because nothing would fit or work with it.
I stupidly put up with this for a while, before I decided to junk it and build my own from standard parts.
It cost me to make the break, but I have enjoyed cutting-edge computing ever since for a fraction of what IBM took me for and turned into a computer-literate nerd to boot.
That switched me on to the idea of modular smartphones and - for me - the rest in history.