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Dec 4, 2006, 09:34 AM
 
Kevin Rose is an ass-****.

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I want one BAD! I've been holding out so long for one that I now don't care what it looks like, what features it has, or how much it costs. I think Apple waited so long on purpose. To make people like me want one so badly they don't care about features or anything else.

What do I want for Christmas? MONEY! So I can get an iPhone later.
     
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Dec 4, 2006, 08:09 PM
 
He was right with the nano. we shall see.

I like the every carrier thing. I was worried about that.
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Originally Posted by mduell View Post
Here's to hoping for a camera-free option.

I don't need or want a poopy little sensor with an awful lens. When I want to take pictures, I have my digital camera, and when I go to camera-free areas, I want to have my phone.

I hope Apple and all the other companies get this message soon. I'd love a great camera but I can't have one at work and neither can anyone else in the company, and it's one of the largest companies in the US, and I don't need a phone I can't take to work.

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Originally Posted by ::maroma:: View Post
I want one BAD! I've been holding out so long for one that I now don't care what it looks like, what features it has, or how much it costs. I think Apple waited so long on purpose. To make people like me want one so badly they don't care about features or anything else.
Or maybe they waited so long so they could...you know...MAKE it.
     
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Originally Posted by Gossamer View Post
Or maybe they waited so long so they could...you know...MAKE it.
Nope pretty sure that's not it.
     
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Originally Posted by mrtew View Post
I hope Apple and all the other companies get this message soon. I'd love a great camera but I can't have one at work and neither can anyone else in the company, and it's one of the largest companies in the US, and I don't need a phone I can't take to work.
2nded. Not that I work or anything.... but my last job this was the case.
     
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Originally Posted by mrtew View Post
I don't need a phone I can't take to work.
Same here. We have a lot of problems with this.
     
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Originally Posted by Gossamer View Post
Or maybe they waited so long so they could...you know...MAKE it.
No way dude! All Jonathan Ives has to do is merely think of an idea and it magically appears in his hands. He's that cool.
     
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Originally Posted by KeyLimePi View Post
Same here. We have a lot of problems with this.
A lot of posters wrote about this when the topic concerned cameras on MacBooks and Apple still ended up including it. To Apple, the market must seem much larger for those who it doesn;t matter if an camera is included or not.
     
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what would it do to the price of the computer if the camera was an option?
     
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Originally Posted by MattJeff View Post
what would it do to the price of the computer if the camera was an option?
What would it do to the price of the phone if the camera was an option?

For that matter what IS the price of the phone???

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Dec 5, 2006, 10:13 PM
 
249 and 449
     
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Dec 6, 2006, 06:09 PM
 
Being a Sprint customer, I was resigned to sitting it out for a couple of years or - if it was so cool I couldn't resist - paying to get out of my contract. Then along comes Mr. Rose and his "all carriers" proclamation.

As much as I'd like to believe that, it's hard to picture a cool phone coming out for CDMA at the same time as its GSM release. Sounds like a logistical unlikelihood.

Guess we'll know in a little more than a month.
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that is drop dead sexy
     
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And Done.

     
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even better
     
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now make it a "Product Red" and its a hit!
     
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Originally Posted by OwlBoy View Post
Kevin Rose is an ass-****.

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Dec 15, 2006, 01:53 AM
 
Maybe the company that owns the trademark to "iPhone" and sells a VOIP service using that name is announcing something new on Monday. That Gizmodo post is evasive in a way that makes me suspect it'll turn out to be technically correct, but not Apple-related at all..
     
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Dec 15, 2006, 10:29 AM
 
Why hasn't apple announced a select keynote?

What is the point announcing it a week before christmas when there isn't enough time to oder one as a gift?

I'm sure many people are getting a phone for Christmas and it has already been purchased and placed under the tree.

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Dec 15, 2006, 10:55 AM
 
They won't be announcing the phone Monday, it will be at macworld I have an iside source that says it will have the ability to text message, and even play ringtones. I am SO excited.
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Originally Posted by Dark Helmet View Post
Why hasn't apple announced a select keynote?

What is the point announcing it a week before christmas when there isn't enough time to oder one as a gift?

I'm sure many people are getting a phone for Christmas and it has already been purchased and placed under the tree.
people already have trees setup? and those that do already have presents under them?


i have neither yet and def wont have the latter until 2-3 days before xmas.

i have never seen a trees fully stocked by this time. i didn't know that happens
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Originally Posted by Jolt21 View Post
people already have trees setup? and those that do already have presents under them?
Ya, except for the last minute crowed I guess.

Funny thing is I bought my boyfriend a new spiffy cellphone from Xmas 2 weeks ago. My friend just bought a treo for her boyfriend for Xmas 2 days ago.

Even that aside IF Apple announced the phone on Monday with immediate shipping they still take 24 hours to process and you'll have to fork over some extra cash to have expedited shipping to have it by Xmas if you are lucky.

That isn't even taking into account the word of the must have phone getting out there to non-geeks like us.

Steve likes his big showie product announcements and as far as I know nobody got an invite to a keynote on Monday.

If they announced it a month ago it would have made more sense.

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Dec 15, 2006, 12:00 PM
 
they dont have to make sense. even if it looks anything like this:



i would still buy one.



so basic, but i'm an apple fanboy.
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Originally Posted by Dark Helmet View Post
Steve likes his big showie product announcements
Precisely ... there's no way Steve would try and take on Santa Claus.
     
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IMHO, the iPhone will stink if it is crippled by the phone providers... and there is no way the phone providers are going to let Apple profit off of their services.
     
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Originally Posted by MattJeff View Post
now make it a "Product Red" and its a hit!
Fixed®.
     
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Originally Posted by macfantn View Post
Kevin Rose confirms iPhone? - Engadget

I'm about to cream myself.
I'm going to have a hard time believing this dude again.

"According to Kevin, who, to his credit, accurately predicted one of Apple's most secretive and hyped launches of 2005, the iPod nano, the iPhone will feature the following:

- January launch on "all" providers, both CDMA and GSM
- Extremely small form factor
- Two battery design (with single charger) -- one for playing music, the other for phone functions
- Flash memory: 4GB for $249, 8GB for $449
- Slide-out keyboard
- Possibly touchscreen"

Well, at least he got the storage size correct.

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I think Apple duped him. On the other hand, maybe he saw one of optional models.
     
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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
I'm going to have a hard time believing this dude again.

"According to Kevin, who, to his credit, accurately predicted one of Apple's most secretive and hyped launches of 2005, the iPod nano, the iPhone will feature the following:

- January launch on "all" providers, both CDMA and GSM
- Extremely small form factor
- Two battery design (with single charger) -- one for playing music, the other for phone functions
- Flash memory: 4GB for $249, 8GB for $449
- Slide-out keyboard
- Possibly touchscreen"

Well, at least he got the storage size correct.
Could he been more wrong ?

Well, his iPod prediction was right.
But as we say in Germany: Even a blind chicken sometimes finds some grain

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I bet he got fed some bad information from an inside source to send him off their sent... POPbooya!
     
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Originally Posted by Hash View Post
I think Apple duped him. On the other hand, maybe he saw one of optional models.
Some of the millions of iPhone articles have said that Apple used decoys when communicating with 3rd parties, and even Apple employees, about the iPhone. Kevin Rose was either just speculating, or was duped by a decoy.

Depending on how many decoys Apple used, it's possible they could narrow down the source of any leaks.
     
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Originally Posted by Hash View Post
I think Apple duped him. On the other hand, maybe he saw one of optional models.
I find it hard to believe Apple ever had a model with a keyboard especially that late in the game.

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Kevin Rose knows nothing about anything. He is overhyped. His success has been created by people making links on his forum that he calls a website. User generated content. Kevin generated nothing worthy.
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Has this blogger commented on his own mis-leak?
     
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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
I'm going to have a hard time believing this dude again.

"According to Kevin, who, to his credit, accurately predicted one of Apple's most secretive and hyped launches of 2005, the iPod nano, the iPhone will feature the following:

- January launch on "all" providers, both CDMA and GSM
- Extremely small form factor
- Two battery design (with single charger) -- one for playing music, the other for phone functions
- Flash memory: 4GB for $249, 8GB for $449
- Slide-out keyboard
- Possibly touchscreen"

Well, at least he got the storage size correct.
Yes, that CDMA part especially didn't make sense. And what's the point of a two battery design?
     
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I think Apple duped him. On the other hand, maybe he saw one of optional models.
Apple didn't show anything to anyone. They kept this secret for over 30 months. People who were insiders and developing pieces of it didn't even know anything about it. They were only given the information they needed to perform their tasks. People at cingular, yahoo and google saw nothing. People inside apple saw nothing. Whoever was responsible for keeping this a secret and putting the fear of god in apple employees via a NDA did a fantastic ****ing job. Do you honestly believe they decided to leak ANYTHING to some techgeek with a popular website?
     
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Yes, that CDMA part especially didn't make sense. And what's the point of a two battery design?
So your phone battery can die and you can complain that the thing still plays music but you're ****ed regardless cause you can't make a phonecall.
     
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^yr link doesn't work...
     
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In true Apple fashion, the iPhone announcement showed how EVERYONE was just plain WRONG about EVERYTHING (with the exception of a hit on a random guess when the rest were all misses).

This is why Apple keeps things secret. It keeps the fun in the keynote.

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^yr link doesn't work...
No, Kevin Rose's web site doesn't work.
     
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Too dense to even put some content online ?

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