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Cloud Computing and Mobility: Is iPhone the ODPH we're looking for?

Google thinks so. I obviously want more on that device but as you see, Phone is on a good start. Pretty soon we can all say good bye to all the desktop and other devices.

ODPH: One Device Per Human. This product, whenever produced in its totality will fulfill the needs while replacing all the devices that today bind (while loosely bound to one another) and prohibit us to work effectively and efficiently.

Here's what Google (or some of its staff) thinks about iPhone itself:


Google, however, has its upcoming Android mobile platform, which could become a formidable challenger to iPhone. Asked after his presentation whether he would switch to an Android unit, Glotzbach took a wait-and-see approach. "We'll have to see when it comes out. I use the best device that there is for getting what I need done," he said.

Glotzbach is not the first Google executive to tip his hat to iPhone recently. Rich Miner, Google group manager for mobile platforms, did so at the eComm conference in March but did temper his praise with some criticism.

Much of Glotzbach's presentation served as a pitch for the company's application technologies such as Chrome browser and Google Talk, which supports translation between different languages.

There are 500,000 businesses using Google Apps, which includes the company's in-the-cloud business applications, Glotzbach said. There are 3,000 businesses each day signing up for Google Apps, he said.


Like I said sometime back, we're about to witness some really revolutionary stuff soon.

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