As we celebrate the introduction of 3G to the Apple iPhone we need to allow ourselves to take the good with the bad. Unfortunately the way Apple got the price down to $199 for the 8GB phone harms the end users as well as the company. So lets take a look at the true cost of a $200 iPhone 3G.
When the iPhone was released I doubt that any single piece of technology had as much coverage in the history of journalism. It came to the point where even the biggest apple fanboys were sick of hearing about the iPhone.
I tried to scratch the shield using my car keys, a steak knife and a pocket knife. The steak knife lightly pushed into the side of the shield left no marks. The pocket knife was able to leave permanent marks in the shield, but none that were visible unless caught by the light at the right angle. When I tried the pocket knife on a standard screen protector it sliced clean
NBC Universal and News Corp. invested heavily in the new online video service Hulu in an attempt to take control of their digital media. NBC pulled their media from iTunes late last year fearing Apple’s continuing dominance in the content distribution space. But NBC is missing the point of digital media and Hulu will always fall short as a solution for digital distribution.
Take2 takes the AppleTV to the next level allowing you to rent movies, buy music and TV shows, and download podcasts on the device itself. These are features that should have been included since day one. The update makes the AppleTV feel like a much more complete device.
The lack of a SuperDrive on the Macbook Air has turned many people I’ve talked to about the computer off from ever buying one. But in reality the lack of an optical drive is smaller to Apple’s steps to phase out the Floppy Disk in 1998, and fits in with their business plan. Read new writer Scott Spaziani’s take on the Macbook Air here
With this feature being bundled with Leopard it will have many people asking the question, “What do I need this for?” a question I asked myself before I began using a pre-Leopard workspaces program called Desktop Manager. I fell in love with it to the point where I had to get the Google Desktop on my PC just so I could take advantage of Workspaces.
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