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anki-driveIs it possible to imagine life without smartphones? The iPhone and the enabling iOS operating system have revolutionized the planet since they became available in June of 2007. If you don't use an iPhone, you most likely use a smartphone which is the byproduct of a powerful amount of stolen innovation from the iPhone.

It's true that Apple created a multi-billion dollar industry by enabling iOS developers around the world to create millions of apps to date. Much more significant is the amount of innovation resulting from the open-sourcing of an incredible operating system.

Imagine this: the 2013 Apple Developers Conference earlier this year sold out in a record 71 seconds. At this event, new robotics and artificial intelligence company Anki announced the release of their new iPhone app, Anki Drive, which will power their new race car game for your living room floor. Check it out: