The iPhone Disrupted Both the Phone and Laptop Market

John Gruber posted a really great article that lays out some great thoughts on how the iPhone has been so successful and left most manufacturers of phones pre-iPhone in the cold.

This explains everything that has happened to both the computer and phone industries over the past five years. The iPhone is not and never was a phone. It is a pocket-sized computer that obviates the phone. The iPhone is to cell phones what the Mac was to typewriters.