Individual components that work between the phone and PC have led to Apple inadvertently creating a private social network for each user.
A quick look at the offerings and the market stats as of now.
Here are some images shown at WWDC 2010 that show us what is where inside the new iPhone 4.
Apple patent shows iPhone as a mode for making payments and financial transactions with a Shopping app that has financing and payments.
Some thoughts on Windows Phone 7 Series platform and comments made by Mozilla, John Gruber about copy/paste in Windows phone and the iPhone 4 OS
Apple patent reveals NFC module to unlock PCs and doors.
Apple patent shows next gen iPhone OS UI, contacts coming to home screen and contact screen getting more options.
Apple releases iPhone 3.0 but servers are down & Find My Phone is useless.
A quick look at Microsoft’s first offering for the iPhone- Seadragon.