Apple could kill DS with iPod, says Forbes

Thursday, 5 June 2008 17:38 GMT By Patrick Garratt


There’s a feature on Forbes speculating that iPod and iPhone – and the software-delivering App Store – could bring trouble to Nintendo’s dominace of the handheld market.

“Apple is the first to master a pair of tricks that have made Nintendo’s latest products so compelling – a touch-screen interface and the ability to pick up on motion,” says the piece.

“The key difference: Unlike Nintendo, which has created a gaming console with a motion-sensitive controller and a touch-sensitive handheld gaming system, Apple has crammed both capabilities into its iPhone and iPod Touch.”

More through the link.