Web 2.0 Domain Names doomed on iPhone
Watching the iPhone keyboard video, I thought this snippet was interesting:
“iPhone uses its built in dictionary to predict the next letter you might tap, and dynamically resizes the tap zones. It makes the next predicted keys larger in area, and the others smaller as it zeroes in on the particular word you’re typing. Let’s say you’re typing the word time in an email. I type tim. Since there are no common words spelled timr or timw, iPhone creates a larger target zone over the letter e and shrinks the target areas over r and w.”
How well will these sites do, do you think?
If you’re a domain name investor, might be time to find out if any of the common English spellings of these sites are available – they may suddenly be getting a lot of iPhone users whose phones are correcting brand names to the English dictionary.