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(keitai-l) Re: iPhone comments

From: Arnold P. Siboro <asiboro_at_maltech.jp>
Date: 01/10/07
Message-Id: <20070110084229.D662.ASIBORO_at_maltech.jp>
But let us not forget that Son said, whenthey released new handsets bundled with the iPod, Softbank
when people use the phone, they don't listen to music, and when they
listen to music, they don't make phone calls, so phone and music player
should be separated :p
http://www.softbank.co.jp/explanation/other/060928/ja/agree.html
(Well of course they can say phone and music player can reside in one
hardware because it's an iPod :p)

Pada Wed, 10 Jan 2007 07:50:52 +0900
si "Craig Kovatch" <cromas_at_gmail.com> bilang:

> While I am quite excited about the effect that the iPhone had on Apple
> stock today, I'm quite disappointed in the lack of UMTS, ridiculous
> delay in getting the phone to Asia and exclusive Cingular agreement.
> Obviously they will be making other agreements in other markets, but I
> was hoping for an unlocked phone. I think Apple was feeling the
> pressure to announce the product while things were still
> abuzz...releasing in Asia a year after America is...well, as Kyle put
> it, just plain silly.
> 
> However, when this thing does finally hit Japan in a year, I think
> it's obvious that it will have to be through SoftBank. au's network
> and DoCoMo's philosophy are incompatible.
> 
> I'm also curious how they will handle the MMS thing.
> 
> Also, Apple's products are typically universal in that the software
> itself supports all localizations...no need to buy "Japanese" OSX the
> way Windows is done. That being said, I wonder if the iPhone will be
> localized, or if we'll be able to select interface and input languages
> the way we can on a Mac. That would be lovely.
> 
> -c
> 
> On 1/10/07, William Volk <bvolk_at_mynumo.com> wrote:
> > Apple HAD to build this phone.  The iPod has been a major success, but it
> > was only a matter of time before mobile handsets took over.  Add to that
> > Microsoft's ZUNE's WiFi capabilities and Apple clearly had to respond.
> >
> > What will be interesting (to use that term in a interesting way) will be the
> > effect on the mobile content market.
> >
> > William Volk
> >
> >
> > > From: Kyle Barrow <kyle_at_pukupi.com>
> > > Reply-To: <keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net>
> > > Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 06:16:48 +0900
> > > To: Keitai-L <keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net>
> > > Subject: (keitai-l) iPhone comments
> > >
> > > I would be interested in hearing fellow keitai-lers comments on the
> > > Apple iPhone.
> > >
> > > It looks like Asia won't see one until 2008 which seems to be a silly
> > > move given the size of the mobile market here.
> > >
> > > I'm guessing the eventual Asia release will upgrade to 3G, squash 1.0
> > > bugs and hopefully include some 3G apps like iChat AV and an online
> > > iTMS.
> > >
> > > Kyle
> > >
> > > This mail was sent to address bvolk_at_bonusmobile.com
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> > >
> >
> >
> >
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Arnold P. Siboro (asiboro_at_maltech.jp)

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." 
                    -  Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943  
Received on Wed Jan 10 01:55:46 2007