"The unhappy fact is that for all the glamorous marketing and positioning, iPhone turns out to be the worst $1,975 investment (iPhone plus two years minimum, mandatory service) you could make in mobile communications. If you put that kind of money into a BlackBerry, Treo, Windows Mobile, or Symbian device, you will be blown away by what a genuine professional mobile handset can do for you, out of the box, through incremental improvement by the manufacturer and wireless operator, and extension by downloadable third-party software."I sense a disturbance in the force.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
The $1,975 iPod
I don't know what's going on here, but first I had to compliment John Gruber today, and now Mac Zealot Tom Yager gets it right: