iPhone

some meta fanboying

Watching the iPhone 360-degree view on apple.com, on the iphone!

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toys i have bought lately

I’ve been shopping around lately, and here’s two of them.

This thin little watch — the Swatch Skin. It’s less than 4mm thick, and light as a feather. A huge change from my heavy-ish metal watches, and is great for daily wear.

My second acquisition is the iphone. It’s the ultimate geek toy of today. It’s really a marvel of engineering and design. I have seen more superior devices such as the Nokia N95, which trumps the iPhone in every way, but the phone has a certain sense of completeness which makes it a completely different product. Also, the fact that it’s a web-capable BSD Unix terminal makes it the perfect swiss-army-knife for most of my activities. IT’s a little clunky though, if you’re used to throwing around a RAZR, like me. But overall, I’m completely satisfied.

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this is how you do it

George Holtz — Age 17. Hacks iPhone to unlock hardware. Trades in unlocked phone to for 3 more phones and a sports car. Begins college at RIT, where he will be consulting part time with cell phone companies.

Something tells me this kid is going to be one of the more popular nerds in school.

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