Apple reinvents phone?
TIME magazine got the scoop with this behind-the-scene article, The Apple of Your Ear, about the forthcoming Apple cell phone + iPod combo announced on Wednesday. The print edition has more photos than the online version.
Yes, the phone a beautiful piece of personal technology, tho’ pundits have mixed reviews on whether they’ll hit projected sales figures or not. Now I’m delibrating whether to wait until June for this patented smartphone or not. It won’t be called the iPhone b/c that’s a Cisco trademark, and I sure hope they don’t call it the Apple Phone. I don’t think they’ve reinvented the phone, but they have made it prettier and sexy.
[update] 5 notable concerns about the “iPhone” according to Paul Kedrosky and Robert Scoble: The touchpad. The closed system. The Cingular relationship. Its vaporware status. The price. Limited battery life. It