DS Daily: Convergence

It's pretty.Two nights past, during the Oscars, the first iPhone commercial aired (and promptly confused 80% of the United States, as nowhere in the commercial did it state the product name). The thing has some crazy features ... check out our blog overlord, Engadget, for details ... but it got us thinking. The whole "convergence" bandwagon has kind of tumbled off a cliff in recent years, but the iPhone certainly takes a step in the right direction.

Will this paradigm of portable electronics ever be truly realized? Cellular phone gaming, in its current state, is absolutely horrendous. The PSP has some added features above and beyond gaming, but will a device ever come that can do everything really well? Well, prognosticators?

This article was originally published on Joystiq.