Originally Posted by dagamer34
3) An iPhone will always include: 480x320 res screen and 3.5" touchscreen simply because of the App Store. Messing with either one will cause WAY too many problems when you've got thousands of applications and millions of iPhones/iPod Touches to support.
4) Because of point two, there will NEVER be an iPhone nano. It simply does not make sense, when the App Store is a cash cow in an of itself. Remember that Apple sells software mainly to sell hardware (similar to iTunes/iPod model). Doesn't make sense to cut off that revenue stream.
You are obviously completely new to Apple, business, economics, technology and how it all works together. My guess is your Amish on your fist day off the fields.
1. Apple doesn't give a shit about screen resolution, it chooses to revolutionize instead.
2. Apple doesn't give a shit about who did what on the App store, it's not their software.
3. Apple doesn't give a shit about their old phones, they want you to buy a new one.
Changing the screen size ensures that people will have towrite new apps for the phone, people will have to re-purchase the same software, and they will sell more phones. Apple doesn't support all the 3rd party applications, it's a win win for them.
An iPhone nano just means more people buying more apps from the store. More people buying phones.
Your thinking is very Microsoft or Auto industry in nature. It's not what progressive companies do.
Apple doesn't create paradigms, it innovates and develops new technologies, lets the industry stifle itself in it's own paradigm, then smash's it with something new.
Dude, seriously... think different.