Rumor: iPhone Delayed

Summary:As if it wasn't bad enough that Mac OS 10.5 Leopard was delayed by four months, now there are rumblings that iPhone may be delayed due to battery issues.

iPhone Delayed?
As if it wasn't bad enough that Mac OS 10.5 Leopard was delayed by four months, now there are rumblings that iPhone may be delayed due to battery issues. Apple shouldn't be able to blame iPhone software for the delay as they they just moved all of their OS X developers to iPhone.

Smarthouse reports the iPhone may be delayed by "quality problems." Apparently Taiwanese manufacturer Han Hai (aka Foxconn) is concerned about iPhone's battery and talk time and question whether Apple will meet its June launch date.

...the designs Apple have delivered for manufacturing are not robust enough and that the Apple software functions built into the phone are sucking juice out of the batteries to the extent that talk time is significantly compromised.

Is it a big deal if both Leopard and iPhone are significantly delayed? Did Apple take iPhone engineers to move them over to the monitors group? 

Topics: iPhone

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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