Apple’s iPhone casts big shadow on cell industry (Chicago Tribune)

If the device—a melding of phone, Web browser and music and video player—is a hit, analysts say it will cut into market share of major phonemakers, including Schaumburg-based Motorola As if struggling cell phone-maker Motorola Inc. doesn’t have enough to worry about: Here comes the iPhone, heir to the mighty iPod, brainchild of tech golden boy Steve Jobs—and riding a tidal wave of hype to boot.