Happy iPhone Day! (Unless, of course, you live in Vermont, Alaska, Maine or other rural places...)
June 29, 2007
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past six months, you would know that today is the day that the Apple iPhone becomes available. Actually, it is not until 6pm local time today, which seems a bit odd but it does provide a way to hype things all day as there will undoubtedly be endless news reports about the people standing in line to get an iPhone. The hype is almost endless, it would seem. Quite frankly, I don't see how the iPhone will even remotely live up to all the expectations that have been placed on it. It slices. It dices. It solves world hunger and cures cancer! Well, okay, maybe not... but the hype would almost bring it to that level. I have to expect that over the next few days the blog posts will naturally turn to peoples' reviews of the product and the inevitable let-downs.
I, of course, won't have a chance to experience an iPhone anytime soon. As I wrote previously, those of us who live in states without AT&T coverage are just out-of-luck. (Also noted by a local Apple retailer.) I guess the good news is that by the time we finally do get the coverage, whatever year that is, we should have a good idea about how well the iPhone does or does not work! :-)
In the meantime, for all of you out there who get one today and are standing in line now... well... have fun!
(Thus endeth my obligatory iPhone posting!)
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