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iPhone Pro in June 2009?

Ok, it was a year ago now that I started making noise about the iPhone Pro that I expected to arrive, based on the underwhelming iPhone 3G launch. I, of course, thought that the iPhone Pro would make its appearance by Macworld in January (not the iPhone Nano thought other people were suggesting would be introduced), but neither was released ...

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Battle for Mobile Dominance Escalates

Lest anyone thought that Apple and Google’s latest assaults on Nokia’s dominance in the mobile space would go unchallenged, news came out today that Nokia is acquiring the rest of Symbian that it did not already own. This would be interesting news by itself, but Nokia, recognizing that its future as a handset manufacturer is at risk ratcheted up the ...

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iPhone Pro Update

For those skeptics out there who doubt that Apple will launch an iPhone Pro sometime between October 2008 and January 2009 at Macworld, check out this BusinessWeek article. The synopsis is that the iPhone 3G is $53/unit cheaper to manufacture than the original iPhone according to analysts. This puts the cost to produce the iPhone 3G at $173 versus $226 ...

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The Second Coming of the iPhone

To commemorate the launch of the second version of Apple’s iPhone, I’d like to revisit my original iPhone article from one year ago. In that article I theorized why the iPhone would not succeed, at least not in its first incarnation, and why it would not be until its third version that it would be a runaway success. So, one ...

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iPhone Followup – Innovation in a Box

My initial iPhone article highlighted why the iPhone will not be a success in its first incarnation. Make no mistake though, the introduction of the iPhone will revolutionize the mobile telephony market. Let's answer some of the criticisms of the most innovative mobile handset in the history of mobile telephony:

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