July 2007

More iPhone notes

by Michael Alderete on 7/8/2007 · 1 comment

A few more thoughts on my iPhone, that I’ve jotted down since my earlier post:

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One week with an iPhone

by Michael Alderete on 7/6/2007 · 4 comments

Last Friday I bought an 8 gigabyte iPhone at an Apple store. I’ve been using the phone for a week now, and overall, while there are certainly flaws and omissions, it is a spectacular synthesis of hardware and software excellence. No other handheld device I’ve used even comes close, including the seven previous iPods I’ve owned. It’s a major advance in mobile phones, and in computing generally, and while I certainly look forward to getting the 2nd generation product, I’m going to love this 1st generation device all on its own.

Beyond that general impression, I have a few specific things I thought would be worth writing about.

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