- 01-09-2007, 12:07 PM #2
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- 01-09-2007, 12:45 PM #6
Mr Jobs - "A lot of these phones have low battery life. We've managed to get 5 hours of battery of talk time, video, and browsing. 16 hours of audio playback"
5 hours seemed to be longer than Treo. How did they do that?! Lithium Polymer battery?
$499 for 4GB version of iPhone, $599 for 8GB.
- 01-09-2007, 01:10 PM #8
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- 01-09-2007, 01:34 PM #11
Great features ..
... but i won't trade it for iSmudge. I already find it tough to keep my treo spanking clean.
Having said, I think consumers will love iPhone. Palm better do something quick!! I recalled reading somewhere that Ed laughed at Apple's phone venture - Jobs, 'eat this!!'.
- 01-09-2007, 01:48 PM #12
- 01-09-2007, 01:57 PM #13
Wow. This is pretty. Impractical for my corporate use (no Exchange Server sync?). But pretty.
If I were a retail user only (no corporate email/Outlook sync, etc.) I would buy this in a second and it would push me to consider moving from PCs to a Mac. I'm sure beneficent side-effects like that are the furthest thing from Steve J.'s mind.
So I will go from 650 to the 750. I'm on T-Mobile so I don't care about that newfangled 3G thingee all the kids are talking about these days.
But if Apple could help me get corporate email and other data from Outlook from my Exchange Server . . . .
- 01-09-2007, 02:03 PM #14
It will sell by the millions, but for my needs, the lack of a real keyboard is a dealbreaker. How are you supposed to reply to email efficiently?
If it runs the full assortment of Mac apps, however, it will do well even among the smartphone crowd.
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- 01-09-2007, 04:10 PM #19
i originally thought that no keyboard is bad as well but who knows until you actualy use it. maybe it is as innovative in function as it looks in form. there are many things we say we could never get used to until someone designs it in a way that we can. why is it no one can think like apple? especially palm. i hope palm will play catchup & quick. these treos are soooo outdated in form & function!
- 01-09-2007, 04:20 PM #20
Appears to have exchnage support...
From Jobs' keynote:
10:18am - "It connects to any POP3 or IMAP email -- Yahoo Mail, MS Exchange, Mac Mail... POP3: Gmail, AOL mail, and most ISPs... let's highlight one, Yahoo mail. Today we are announcing Yahoo will offer free push-IMAP email to iPhone customers. This isn't just IMAP, this is push-email, same as a BlackBerry."
- 01-09-2007, 04:53 PM #21
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- 01-09-2007, 08:20 PM #25
Even Treo 650 is an adequate music player (pTunes), PDA (Datebk6), e-mail device (Chatter). What it is not adequate for is streaming video (a la Orb or Slingmedia) because of bandwidth limitations.
Only when we get a device with 3G speeds, will we add new capabilities. Otherwise iPhone is just a keyless Treo with similar capabilities (and possibly a better user interface .. we'll see the devil is in the details).
Spending all that $$ for iPhone or any EDGE device is insane.