Everyone Predicts Apple Phone To Hit Tomorrow
Jan 8, 2007, 8:52 PM by (staff)
Both the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, two publications not known for speculation, have published information about what they believe to be the rumored phone from Apple. Based on patents and various reports, the Times believes the phone could be much more than a simple device with music playback, possibly adding a touch screen, advanced computer-like functionality and new casing materials. The Wall Street Journal adds that Cingular will be the service provider for the phone. Both publications mention tomorrow's Macworld keynote as a likely platform to launch the device but are sure to state that the phone could be announced separately, some time later.
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Google Wireless Service May Require Nexus 6
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Why only Cingular?
I guess I'll wait and hope hope it'll jump over to Sprint within the year.
The other potentially compatible major U.S. network for an unlocked iPhone would be T-Mobile USA. However, Apple signed a multi-year agreement with Cingular making Cingular ...
Curious to see if Apple can introduce a cell phone that is groundbreaking in appeal.
pleased no more ipod pleased noo more
macworld over ces?