IPhone and Android converge
Recent rulings by a US Judge that Apple's approach to keeping its software locked onto its hardware are not actually secrets have taken an unexpected turn. Recent prototypes by a French company show the iPhone OS running on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
The company have demonstrated a version that is, essentially, dual-boot, so you choose whether to run Android or iOS when the phone first starts, but they have just announced that they have got much of the Apple code running in parallel with the Android codebase, so that the phone can run iOS and Android 4.0 at the same time. This would mean that both sorts of apps could be run together, so that, for example, you can flick between Angry Birds on Android and TheTrainline.com on the iPhone as you travel, with no issues.
Given the phone wasn't designed to run what is essentially two parallel operating systems, it is a bit slow and unresponsive, and so is probably only of interest to really geeky people at the moment, but it cannot be long before faster phones are able to take advantage of this.
Convergence certainly seems to be on the horizon!
(screenshots and more information available from Premier Poisson).