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Open Thread: the iPhone, Apple TV, Steve's other announcements?

Apple - QuickTime - Macworld 2007 Keynote

Apple - iPhone

Wow. Everyone here in the MacBreak war room is still perspiring as we let it all sink in. OS X. On your phone. Damn.

So what do you guys think about Steve's announcements? What surprised you? What else do you wish you'd heard? What do you think it will mean to have running OS X on your mobile phone?

Terry McCall's picture

hmm... I thought I loved...

hmm... I thought I loved the iPhone... but then I needed to text people while I was running around from class to class. Though I believe Multi-touch is better than all expectation, unless pushing the touchscreen triggers some nanobots to kiss your thumb, the lack of tactile feedback makes me think twice before shelling out a PS3's (the other high-end consumer item ahead of its time) worth of cash for it. Ken Kutaragi is crazy... but he must hate Job's infamous distortionfield>RDF when its at its prime.

But in typical Apple fashion... its too sexy for its shirt, or buttons in this case. Totally drool-worthy. This'll shake things up for sure, though maybe not as much as we might think. Especially with the AND MORE THING stinkers: no gsm, cingular locked, many moons away internationally. Either way, Apple fanboys like me'll eat it right up if it syncs in typical "It Just Works" style (I only question this because iSync sure ain't the greatest thing since sliced bread).

But forreals though. Where IS Leopard?! Just a few more teasers to tide us over... PLEASE?




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