1. timebomb16's Avatar
    Apple seems to have a knack for making packaging on their products as thin as possible . . . take a look at the original iPod package and todays. Now that iPhone is in it's second generation do you think that they're going to make their package more compact . . . i know i do.
    07-03-2008 04:26 PM
  2. adamgoodie's Avatar
    well they are taking the dock out so that mean it could be thinnner and yeah the fact they like to make packaging thinner every year...

    -adam
    07-03-2008 05:21 PM
  3. Reaktor5's Avatar
    Environmentally friendly is always a good thing.
    07-03-2008 05:22 PM
  4. hey_WILL's Avatar
    probably, apple did it with the macbook air, so i suppose they would.
    07-03-2008 07:54 PM
  5. mtsfestivus's Avatar
    Environmentally friendly is always a good thing.
    I have to agree. The less packaging, the better.
    07-03-2008 08:14 PM
  6. dhp1080's Avatar
    The less packaging, the less I have to shove into the top of my closet.
    07-04-2008 12:18 AM
  7. Cool Cat's Avatar
    Looking at Apple's packaging trend I think it is a given that this generation of iPhone will have different, and likely smaller, packaging. As long as all those precious little iPhones are well protected it doesn't matter to me either way.
    07-04-2008 01:15 AM
  8. pyroguysf's Avatar
    The less packaging, the less I have to shove into the top of my closet.
    Amen. My closet's too full as it is. Still have my 2nd gen ipod box, and its much harder to store than my 2nd gen nano box. I don't know the size of the original iPhone's box, but I imagine its pretty compact like most cell phone boxes. Plus, the less packing, the less I have to tear through to get all the stuff.
    07-04-2008 01:26 AM
  9. supermum's Avatar
    The less packaging, the less I have to shove into the top of my closet.
    And I thought I was the only crazy who did this... and yes, it started as the top of my closet and is now the top and bottom. I think it is time to recycle... do I really need my Wii box? Guitar Hero Box? DSLR lens boxes? (Maybe those.. makes resell price higher) Cell phones in boxes from years past... "just in case"?
    07-04-2008 01:38 AM
  10. timebomb16's Avatar
    And I thought I was the only crazy who did this... and yes, it started as the top of my closet and is now the top and bottom. I think it is time to recycle... do I really need my Wii box? Guitar Hero Box? DSLR lens boxes? (Maybe those.. makes resell price higher) Cell phones in boxes from years past... "just in case"?
    Nope your no the only one . . . but i may be the only crazy person who saves basically every bag i get, apple, pac sun, well basically any bag with a draw string... they do come in handy. some time i feel like i'm playing a giant game of tetris with my boxes :P

    i must be really crazy because my original receipt is still taped to the box my iMac came in lol (i think the apple boxes are pretty)
    07-04-2008 02:03 AM
  11. timebomb16's Avatar
    I dont know if you guys have heard this . . but apple going to at least make the iPhone packaging a little greener. they plan on using potato starch based foam to cradle the coveted device in (instead of the plastic cradle that it cam in before).

    all the details here
    07-04-2008 02:06 AM
  12. supermum's Avatar
    Nope your no the only one . . . but i may be the only crazy person who saves basically every bag i get, apple, pac sun, well basically any bag with a draw string... they do come in handy. some time i feel like i'm playing a giant game of tetris with my boxes :P
    Nope... save ALL bags too. The cool bags I covet, the paper grocery store bags I use to assist in cleaning the animal cage, and the plastic bags I use for various things but mostly to deliver things to people (leave things at my house... depending on how cool you are or how precious the thing is you left you are either getting a Target bag or a Bloomingdale's bag.)
    Wow.. I am stranger than I thought. Don't I have at least twenty more years until I am middle age and crazy?
    07-04-2008 02:10 AM
  13. timebomb16's Avatar
    Nope... save ALL bags too. The cool bags I covet, the paper grocery store bags I use to assist in cleaning the animal cage, and the plastic bags I use for various things but mostly to deliver things to people (leave things at my house... depending on how cool you are or how precious the thing is you left you are either getting a Target bag or a Bloomingdale's bag.)
    Wow.. I am stranger than I thought. Don't I have at least twenty more years until I am middle age and crazy?
    hahaha . . i'm the same way! i guess i just accept my insanity, i mean why wait to have all the fun when your middle aged :P

    sometimes i'm hesitant to pick up the dog poo in my back yard with the nice target bags (and when i do i feel like i'm doing it in silky smooth plastic heaven :P). i know At least were crazy together h22kai.
    07-04-2008 02:15 AM
  14. sterling's Avatar
    hahaha . . i'm the same way! i guess i just accept my insanity, i mean why wait to have all the fun when your middle aged :P

    sometimes i'm hesitant to pick up the dog poo in my back yard with the nice target bags (and when i do i feel like i'm doing it in silky smooth plastic heaven :P). i know At least were crazy together h22kai.
    Yeah...Both of y'all are crazy.
    07-04-2008 03:27 PM
  15. hobyphone's Avatar
    I bet they'll make it smaller too.

    Apple's packaging is great—small, but still eye-catching. It's definitely a fairly recent development for them, though. My 4G iPod package was way too big—a cube (why is Steve so obsessed with cubes?). Very impractical case.
    07-05-2008 06:13 PM
  16. transitator54's Avatar
    Apple's packaging is great, it makes me almost not want to open it lol
    07-05-2008 06:27 PM
  17. timebomb16's Avatar
    Apple's packaging is great, it makes me almost not want to open it lol
    but then you realize what amazingness it holds inside I can't wait for iPhone 3G!!!

    5 Days 15 Hours 44 Minutes 9 Seconds
    07-05-2008 07:14 PM
  18. HymerSchmidt's Avatar
    I only save Apple packages(which I do to make my closet look pretty) or major, non-apple, electrical appliance packaging(which I do for fear I'll need to return something). And I do most of my shopping online, so no bags. But when I do get a bag, I usually recycle it; I can't let myself clutter my house with stuff like that.

    I read somewhere about packaging this go-around. It was something about recycled paper, but I imagine it will be as small as possible as well. Going green is money maker.
    07-06-2008 10:54 AM
  19. Impulse622's Avatar
    lol why is this a relevant and important discussion.
    07-06-2008 11:35 PM
  20. gadgetluva's Avatar
    I keep all of the boxes for my electronics too b/c it allows for maximum resale value.
    07-07-2008 12:37 AM
  21. timebomb16's Avatar
    I only save Apple packages(which I do to make my closet look pretty) or major, non-apple, electrical appliance packaging(which I do for fear I'll need to return something). And I do most of my shopping online, so no bags. But when I do get a bag, I usually recycle it; I can't let myself clutter my house with stuff like that.

    I read somewhere about packaging this go-around. It was something about recycled paper, but I imagine it will be as small as possible as well. Going green is money maker.
    it will actually be potato starch based (at least thats what i have read) by a company called paperFoam. i didn't know that they do the foam in the iPod packages too . .
    07-07-2008 01:05 AM
  22. timebomb16's Avatar
    lol why is this a relevant and important discussion.
    to be honest . . . . . i really didn't think that anyone would reply to this! :/ i was stunned when i checked one day and there were actually replies. LOL
    07-07-2008 01:08 AM
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