You will probably pay more attention this year to your selection of a smartphone than to buying a computer. The personal computer has been around since the early 1980s. The original Macintosh followed shortly thereafter, in 1984. Computers as we know them are over 25 years old. Smartphones, on the other hand, such as the Blackberry from Research in Motion and the iPhone from Apple, are relative newcomers on the scene. Today's smartphones are packed with more computing power than the … [Read more...] about The smartphone is the new computer . . .