[NTLK] OT: Pics of the new iPhone
dwdmguy at optonline.net
Mon Apr 19 15:49:12 EDT 2010
Here is the inside track on the New iPhone. This was (reported to) have been found outside or in a bar. Looks real but really, who knows...
tell me what you think:
On Mar 20, 2010, at 5:05 PM, R A Parker wrote:
> On Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 5:03 am slashlos wrote:
>> people buy on price
> I resemble that remark.
> The most expensive (consumer) electronic device I've ever purchased was my first Macintosh in 1989. A Mac SE with 1MB of RAM and 20MB Hard Drive. Paid extra for the Extended Keyboard. 2 years of upgrades and monthly payments brought the price tag to $7,000 in hardware (+ interest).
> Next: An almost new Centris 610 / DOS Compatible in 1994 for $2,400. Four equal payments to a friend who worked for a computer store.
> Every computer I have upgraded to (from that point on) has always used and rarely over $500. Technology advances so quickly that I have been able to buy used or refurbished, enjoying yesterday's technology, and never again having to shell out thousands of dollars for the latest and greatest.
> An iPad? Until AT&T offers me a free upgrade with no contractual commitment... I'll have to pretend that my (refurbished) $75 iPhone 3G was the best deal I'll ever see (on a hand held computer) since this beat-up 2100 I'm writing on. (A bonus from a box of Newton goodies I bought on eBay in 2006)
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