Ten uses for the next big thing

Justin Mason jm@jmason.org
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 12:24:40 +1100

Ka-Ping Yee said:
> On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Eirikur Hallgrimsson wrote:
> > What's the application for this?  So, suddenly, you can throw a snapshot to
> > someone's cellphone.   It *would* drive data connectivity, but why does
> > anyone need it?   Why would I want someone to send me a picture.
> What restaurant are we having dinner at again?  No, i don't remember the
> cross street.  Look for the one with the big sign... here, i'll show you.
> [....]

I reckon that any cam-cellphone (?) with a reasonable price & size
will probably have a picture quality of about:


As a result, I'm not holding my breath for anything particularly useful.