A technology's ability to change shape or function can be identified and classified.
• Many mobile devices are comprised of segments that can be flipped, clasped, twisted to support physical vs. virtual keyboards, hands-free video viewing, or multi-screen game playing.
• An iPhone can be used to communicate verbally/visually (audio/video phone), play games, be used as a light source, record/edit/transmit videos.
• Many devices have ports/jacks that allow for added functionalities.
• In some cases, disabling features of a device can allow for added functionality, such as DRM file sharing, or jail-breaking to allow compatibility with certain applications.