Cubans can't use their smartphones as high-speed Internet access devices, but they are using them as small computers -- accessing local databases, running office-like apps, editing photos, etc.
Yoani Sánchez has compliled a list ot the ten most popular Android apps in Cuba.
In a couple of years, we may all be docking our smartphones and using them as desktop computers when we are at home or work. Necessity is the mother of invention -- might we use Cuban apps when that time comes? What sort of apps will be be able to run on a fast 64-bit "phone" with 8GB or more memory?