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Latest Posts

Hands on with the iPhone

David Pogue of the New York Times was given an audience with the Pope of Apple and spent an hour playing with the iPhone, confirming that the multi-function mobile device is way more that smoke and mirrors at this stage. Here are a few excerpts: It feels amazing in your hand.

January 9, 2007 by Dan Farber


Why software sucks: the podcast

What can you do about bad software? Tune into this podcast to hear David Platt, author of "Why Software Sucks" discuss the problem and some possible solutions.

January 9, 2007 by Phil Windley


Video: Steve Jobs unveiling the iPhone

We have video of Steve Jobs' introduction of the new iPhone and the demo of Apple's latest contribution to humankind. He shows off photo sharing, text messaging, Web browsing and mapping features.

January 9, 2007 by Dan Farber


The iPhone fallout: Winners and Losers

The impact of Apple's iPhone, rolled out at Macworld by Steve Jobs, is going to have a lasting impact on the tech industry beyond today's big splash. Here's a look at the winners and losers: Winners: Cingular: By becoming the exclusive carrier for the iPhone, AT&T's wireless unit is going to hit rivals such as Verizon Wireless and Sprint hard.

January 9, 2007 by


Jobs: Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone

About 45 minutes into his keynote, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said, "I have been looking forward to this for two and a half years," followed that with "Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone," and then proceeded to introduce the iPhone, which he called a leapfrog product that is much smarter than the previous generation of mobile phones, combining the iPod, mobile phone, 2-megapixel camera and an Internet communicator in one device.

January 9, 2007 by Dan Farber