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If you ask most people what the first touchscreen phone was, chances are a good portion will say either the iPhone or the Blackberry. They weren’t—IBM’s Simon won that title in 1992. But given both the popularity of the iPhone and Blackberry, and the impact they’ve had, it’s not hard to see why those are go-to answers. It’s also not hard to see what that says about technology products: Without wide adoption, it’s like they don’t exist. But getting users to adopt a tech product is a lot like designing it—success can largely depend on certain stars aligning just right.

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Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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