This caught my eye on the Google front page.
recent hackerSPACE conference down in Lexington. He's involved in the Phonesat project [video from Bay-area Maker Faire], which aims at "Using radio, processing power, sensors and cameras in smartphones for small satellites." [see 2011-2012 report]
NASA has already flown some little Nexus S smartphone based robots called SPHERES on the ISS. Hopefully, we'll see free-flying orbital smartphones soon too.
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