Whilst my friend (we really have known each other for more decades than I really want to think about), Dave Hornsby exemplifies consumer intransigence at it’s worst, I simply choose not too. And I’m not an Apple basher; I’m an Apple iPhone rejecter.
I use a MacBook Pro and listen to an iPod Classic; I want the old Apple TV with the hard drive but not the new one. The only thing stopping me from spending £2000+ for the top of the range MacBook Pro is that I don’t have the funds. Nothing else. Not even the fact that I could buy four 17inch Dell laptops for the same price.
I have not owned an iPhone but I have had my hands on both, the first and the latest. I thought the first iPhone was a design masterpiece, bold and heading out where Apple head best, left of field, which Apple then make popular and user friendly. I understood the iPhone 4 though, its need to look like a blinged up Nokia, all in an effort to appeal to the corporate set. A no-brainer really and that’s exactly what I think of the iPhone 4, a cosmetic no-brainer. For those who have forgotten Apple’s early ad campaign, which asked us only to: Think. Continue reading