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iPhone is here!
Very cool new device
travelin cat




msg:3213848
 8:52 pm on Jan 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

Apple just introduced iPhone, it's an iPod, a phone and runs on OSX, it even comes with Safari and runs Dashboard widgets has text messaging, a calendar, Address Book and Notes.

The interface is so very much Apple, featuring a cool "multi-touch" display. This is a basically a Mac that is also a phone... incredible:

[apple.com...]

 

physics




msg:3215499
 2:12 am on Jan 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Wow. It looks awesome. But Cingular only? Grrrr....

martinibuster




msg:3215532
 2:57 am on Jan 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Very cool. I dislike cell phones because of their non-intuitive interfaces. This looks like a breeze to use.

iPhone’s accelerometer detects when you rotate the device from portrait to landscape, then automatically changes the contents of the display, so you immediately see the entire width of a web page or a photo in its proper landscape aspect ratio.

Smart.

Leosghost




msg:3215556
 3:33 am on Jan 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

just heard on BBC world service radio .that Cisco is suing them over the name iphone ..

EliteWeb




msg:3215561
 3:38 am on Jan 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Notice on their website the phone itself isnt tagged with a name or logo.... Knew something was up with it, Im at MacWorld San Francisco now, come visit me at my booth ;)

travelin cat




msg:3216179
 4:31 pm on Jan 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

EliteWe,

Which booth? I'll be there later today and tomorrow...

timster




msg:3216574
 9:02 pm on Jan 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

This is definitely a cool gadget. It's really the Newton as it was meant to be, just marketed as a phone.

My trekkiest friends are saying it should really be called the Apple Tricorder.

To bring this back the topic of webmastering for a moment, how about this for a web browsing platform?

Platform: OS X
Browser: Safari.
Screen resolution 320 by 480 at 160 ppi

physics




msg:3223267
 7:15 am on Jan 18, 2007 (gmt 0)

Any word on whether Apple will be releasing, say, an 80 gb iPod with a screen this size?

timster




msg:3224106
 8:03 pm on Jan 18, 2007 (gmt 0)

an 80 gb iPod with a screen this size

There are Apple rumors out there that such a product might be released even before the phone is. Or perhaps it's a miniature Mac that size. Or else a tablet Mac. Maybe all three.

If you want to know for sure, better get a job at Apple.

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