In the new version of Paper released last week, you mix colors with your fingers, like it's paint—only somehow more beautiful. This one magical feature burned a year of development time, resurrected the work of two dead German scientists, and got Apple's attention.
During his spiel to explain why Apple's iPhone 4 doesn't have an antenna flaw in real-world experience, Steve Jobs used some plain science. And he showed off Apple's radio test facilities too, which cost $100 million. Apple's serious about testing.
Nokia may be the world's biggest cellphone maker, but it generally keeps its operations seriously under wraps. That's why the recent decision to open up its Beijing test center to select visitors is a deft public relations move at a time when one of its biggest competitors, Apple, is being scrutinized for its operations in China.