PC World: "Look around at people talking on their cell phones and, almost without exception, they are chatting on familiar-looking small rectangular boxes with glowing screens. However, this cookie-cutter approach to mobile phones will change dramatically in the next few years as phone designers get more daring and more personal.
"All phones today do the basics well," says Shiv Bakhshi, director of mobile device technology and trends at market analysis firm IDC. "But that won't be enough in the future."
We asked a dozen designers and industry leaders from around the world how mobile phones will change in the next few years. They gave us their predictions, and some provided peeks at concept phones that embody those new ideas."