I did not pay much attention to the Apple iPhone hype until now but today the newest commercial for the iPhone caught my attention on YouTube. The first thing that struck my mind was that the navigation was blazing fast. As you may know, a multi-touchscreen is being used by the phone which means that you can use multiple fingers for navigation or typing.
It looks more like a multimedia gadget with phone capabilities than the other way round which I personally do not like that much. I like slim, fast gadgets that are not that bloated as the iPhone. I would never for instance watch YouTube videos on such a Gadget, does not make sense to me.
I know that some users will like the feature and Apple does everything it can to tell everyone that the iPhone has YouTube support. So, maybe I'm the only person in the world but I do not want the iPhone. Nevertheless, here are some of the available commercials.
Update: The Apple iPhone has been released and has quickly become one of the most successful smartphones available. Apple with its iPhone and Google with Android are the two major competing phone operating systems in 2012 and it is unlikely that this is going to change any time soon. Microsoft has debuted its Windows Phone 8 operating system recently, but it is unclear yet how successful it will become or if it will remain a niche product.
Apple is the only phone manufacturer that has been holding its ground against the dominating Android operating system. All other manufacturers, Blackberry and Nokia for instance, have crumbled under the pressure. While both are still producing phones, market shares have been in decline while that of Google's Android system has been on the rise ever since it was first introduced a couple of years ago.Advertisement
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