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iPhone 4 makes a stormy appearance at WWDC 2010

iPhone 4 makes a stormy appearance at WWDC 2010 - read the full textAt the WWDC 2010 Apple CEO just announced Apple's next-gen iPhone. Uninspiringly called iPhone 4, the new device comes with a bunch of new features along with the new design you've already seen well in advance in various leaks. You can see a demo video of the Apple iPhone 4 posted at our...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-11 22:02 from P%nm - click to readDude, since when is the S.E a nokia ?? Nokia's clearly lost the plot.
As for Apple, its the bomb - video cam or not. Apple reinvented the phone as you had previously known it to be. credit where its due !!!!

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  • 2010-06-21 17:14
  • ftb}

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-11 02:23 from q2nW - click to readThe iPhone 4 doesn't do video calling like other phones, it uses a different system using new chat protocols Apple invented and released as open source.

It works at a far higher bandwidth than the traditional 64k stream used by phone networks.

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  • 2010-06-11 22:07
  • P%nm

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-11 21:38 from FJRe - click to readThe first iPhone was released three years ago.

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  • 2010-06-11 22:03
  • P%nm

> In reply to Pirate @ 2010-06-11 04:52 from 3sEm - click to readWhy don't you buy a Satio now, basically it's an N8 only SonyEricsson made it first.

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  • 2010-06-11 22:02
  • P%nm

> In reply to Pirate @ 2010-06-11 04:52 from 3sEm - click to readSo according to your definition, specifically part 6 about the video calling, it seems that Blackberry, Android and Palm phones aren't smartphones.

Now, there are quite a few people who would tend to disagree with this.

The main defining feature of smartphones is an ability to run native applications as opposed to other phones which can only run Java applications.

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  • 2010-06-11 21:59
  • P%nm

> In reply to deep space bar @ 2010-06-11 10:57 from IDg$ - click to readWhat's 6563? If you're having a hard time differentiating between smartphones and non-smartphones devices, just look up phones in categories, or, read professional reviews about that phone. They would usually say if that phone is a smartphone or not :) Instead of you making up your own categories, lol.

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  • 2010-06-11 21:44
  • FJRe

> In reply to [deleted post]Actually it already had since 4 years ago when the first iphone was released. You have some catching up to do buddy :)

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  • 2010-06-11 21:38
  • FJRe

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-11 08:39 from 4Uqd - click to readmy 6563 does email what's your point it's clearly not a smartphone

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  • 2010-06-11 10:57
  • IDg$

> In reply to Pirate @ 2010-06-11 04:52 from 3sEm - click to readSorry, but that is more of like your own personal description of what a smartphone is. There's actually no definite or official definition of a smartphone that enumerates features that it must have. Here's what a common definition of a smartphone which the iphone easily qualifies.

"Mobile phone which includes functions similar to those found on personal computers. Smartphones provide a one-stop solution for information management, mobile calls, email sending, and Internet access. Smartphones are compact in size and often only slightly bigger than standard mobile telephones."

So if you're trying to imply that the iphone is not a smartphone, you are mistaken.

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  • 2010-06-11 08:39
  • 4Uqd

Oh ya I forgot somthing, to prove apples Weasel marketing strategty, all of u remember the iphone 4 leaking all aorund the world ? A company as big as Apple would let that happen u think :) ?

It is intended and the whole story is intended, so stupid how some people believed that.

Ull ask me why they did it ? Simple, to get people's opinions and know I'd they need to change the shape and looks of it. Why ? Because they want it to look at its best. Why ? Because that's wat they did in everything, just good old looks which serve no purpose :)

Tricky people will always trick u, ull live an empty dream, which wen the time comes and u need somthing ull wake up and say oh that's missing, oh that's not there, oh I can't run this, oh I can't charge my phone I have no micro USB while all devices have it :)

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  • 2010-06-11 05:14
  • 3sEw

Hi all .. I'm here to explain to you what a SmartPhone is incase u forgot :)

Smart:(SMART is secondary because a phone should act as a phone to start with)

1.Multitasking (real multitasking), GPS, Camera, Office word, excel, powerpoint (Reader or editing) etc..

2.Internet browsing, email, etc..

3.Youtube, facebook, twitter etc..

PHONE = COMMUNICATION which means:

1. Phone calls

2. Video calls (not just through wifi and both devices should be identical, it kills the whole purpose) e.g.: lemme sit at home and video call my cuzn while he is at home, unless u have so much time and just figured to waste ur time)

3.SMS

4.MMS

5.Bluetooth (Sharing with other smartphones is a part of communication, not just which to devices of the same brand)

6. Infrared (which is dieing slowly but still used in some devices, which is considred under communication) NOTE: Making all communication types in a phone is good because u can share with any device old or new.

7.Wifi

8.Battery life (battery life is under Phone because as long as u have battery u can communicate)

A smart phone these days have been forgoten for multimedia which doesn't serve in funcionality, a smart phone is not so smart and can't communicate what's the use of it ?! If a smartphone can't serve me and just would let me play with its touchscreen and download games and apps for it then what's the use of it ? U want apps ? Get Ipod touch, u want games get a nintendo DS..

A huge company like Apple had nothing at all, they got consumers by a brilliant marketing strategy which affected lots of people, their marketing strategy is good because they have no functionality so they just did something that looked good and felt good and to a viewer is just nice to see but has no functionality what so ever, and that marketing strategy includes:

Making a big deal out of nothing, and making their brand look the best:

1. Steve jobs kept on saying its the most beautiful and precise thing out there several times and saying isn't that cool ?? (which shows the way he wants u to think abt the product and make u think that its the best, to get excited and go buy it.

2. We have video call (only on wifi) isn't that amazing ?? We had dreams abt it since the Jetsons..(See that's making a big deal out of somthing while its already out there for years)..

3.These r examples of what he said, and go to the apples website, ull see a banner saying the "This changes everything. Again" What did change ? Phone calling ? Touchscreens ? Everything was out there they just polished it to look good for the poor consumers who look at good stuff. Its like seeing a fresh juicy orange which has nothin inside, it's a all looks that's what fools people. There are lots of stuff but I'm just tired of typing.

4. Apple products for example, they brag about having no viruses in their systems which really attracts consumers, well u have nothin compatible to start with to get some viruses and it all feels empty, just good looks and no functions.



This sums it up for me, a little about me.. I have used every smartphone out there (including iphones) now using a nexus one and blackberry bold 9700 .. I'm not happy till now cause functionality is missing for me, I'm waiting for the N8 which I guess ill settle with, Nokia has served me well through the years and they still do, I'm not a Nokia fan no I have used everything out there,(mostly top tier phones) u name it and ill say yes but out of all phones Nokia (mostly used communicater till the E90) did serve in all SMARTPHONE meanings.

This is not bashing or critisim, this is an advice from a fellow smartphone user, I don't hate apple I approve their fine OS and multi touch features but I said, looks are one thing for the eyes to see not to produce nor funtion, and thanks for reading.

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  • 2010-06-11 04:52
  • 3sEm

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-11 02:09 from q{SA - click to readYou are taking what he said out of context. Iphone4 is the first iphone that offers video calling. Hence, they are introducing video calling for the first time to the world through their iphone. Don't mistake introduction with invention.

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  • 2010-06-11 02:23
  • q2nW

> In reply to ishan @ 2010-06-10 16:10 from vI13 - click to readSounds like it wont be since you need a micro sim which will probably be only provided by your cell carrier when you lock into a contract.

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  • 2010-06-11 02:15
  • q{SA

Whats with that guy in the video saying we are introducing video calling to the world.That guy needs an education in SKYPE, plus the fact video calling has been out for a few years now.

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  • 2010-06-11 02:09
  • q{SA

> In reply to v-2rsabe @ 2010-06-10 12:20 from t7FS - click to readI'd say that the iphone does not have the best spec sheet. But it's still the best phone when it comes to usability. Why do you think it sells so much? It's because people find it easy and fun to use. All the others have done is try to impress users with a long list of features. Features that aren't functional, with poor implementation, and frustrating performance.

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  • 2010-06-10 18:33
  • 4TM0

> In reply to Exactly Right @ 2010-06-09 13:07 from Mx@E - click to readso you don`t buy coke or pepsi

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  • 2010-06-10 17:31
  • Mx@E

hey, when will the iphone be released in unlocked version, cnt wait to get my hands laid on this gadget ;) ;)

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  • 2010-06-10 16:10
  • vI13

> In reply to [deleted post]Maybe someday app|e defeat NOKIA down before 'steve j0b' def3at another brand likes samsung,motorola,se,htc..

If st3ve j0b is success person that 3asy way t0 h!m..

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  • 2010-06-10 12:23
  • ibc%

How many Iphones had their been before they thought of HD video, how many Iphones will there be before they think of putting a 12Megapixel camera... Iphone is a good phone to have, but it's not the BEST.

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  • 2010-06-10 12:20
  • t7FS

> In reply to Mobilemaster @ 2010-06-10 11:01 from LaxY - click to readNOKIA made first touch screen phone 7710 in 2004..

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  • 2010-06-10 12:14
  • ibc%

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