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8 inches and wide
time to get rid of the ads. they are stupid...mac guy and pc guys....lame
Apple has said it will not allow 3rd parties developers to write apps for the iphone. this will be the only major handset manufacturer to close their system to outside developers (other than Google). Cingular has numerous of other phones that do not bring down the network. this is a complete strategic mistake by apple. it's all about control for them. lastly, their image is being tarnished by using a trademarked name owned by cisco yet apple went after every...
Apple branded MVNO (virtual carrier aka virgin mobile) + DRM system (fairplay) + BRAND (millions of loyal users both mac and ipod) + CONTENT (hollywood, video, music, etc) + BILLING SYSTEM (already have subscriber billing info from iTunes) + PHONE (handset, perhaps OEM from Samsung--apple designed with patent design) + SERVICES (.mac, etc) = HUGE SUCCESS If you think iPod market is big, the mobile smart phone is ENORMOUS. This would be HUGE. Let's also...
MVNO's were created in Europe. Virgin Mobile is one of them.
Apple Creates an MVNO (i.e. Apple is a virtual branded carrier like Virgin Mobile or Disney Mobile), an iPhone backed by a DRM-based content delivery system leveraging an enormous existing base of iTunes users. It's the killer combo: handset, carrier, and content delivery. See this article: http://www.tangentmobile.com/2006/01...king-up-steam/
I'll wait for 6th gen video ipod with horizontal 16:9 display.
I was the OpenStep and NextStep PM for Sun at the time. We did the port to SPARC and Sun x86. The Cocoa libs and PDF were ported. Cocoa still has the remenents. Look at Foundation and App Kits...they still have NS prefix to them. NS is for NEXTSTEP. Apple can do the port, the big/little endian stuff has been done. My former Sun bosses without naming names are there at VP levels and are from Sun and directly worked on this. It can be done, not pretty but it can be done...
Apple iPhone is a no fucking brainer. just a matter of time.....mobile is enormous and growing
sweat pants for a sweat shop sounds more like it.
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