Over the weekend, after the hysteria died down, I visited my local Vodafone store to check out the iPhone 5 and see for myself whether it lived up to Apple’s hype. What I found was quite a surprise.
Now the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 are shipping, the chorus of complaints about Apple’s new Maps application has turned into a deafening roar. The complaints are many, and loud, but they are symptoms of a greater malaise.
If, as Harold Wilson said, a week is a long time in politics, it is also a long time in technology. Just seven days ago Apple released the iPhone 5. That’s been plenty of time for the analysts and bloggers and journos and nutters to have their say, and for us to get some idea of what the iPhone 5 really means.
Great news, Vodafone/TPG is truly giving Telstra and Optus some real competition!
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Quite an interesting range of views.