There are other achievements I could list, but the point is that iOS broke through a lot of conventional wisdom about how computers should appear and operate.
He breaks down a few of iOS's disruptive highlights including removing the hierarchical filesystem as a user interface, easy installation of third-party software and eliminating the threat of viruses. If you’re interested in iOS and mobile operating systems, read his post.
iOS is a great example of how challenging conventional wisdom resulted in a huge new market and unparalleled business success. As with good editing and design, it’s not about what you add, but what you take away.
I think I'm going to start a linked post series pointing to great writing about challenging the status quo...