Just a year ago, on June 29, 2007, Apple shocked the world with the introduction of the
ultimate hand-held gadget to date -- the Iphone. And next week, Apple will release
it's second edition of their ultimate do-dad.
The Iphone is a unique phenomenon in the culture: simultaneously
pretentious and geeky. Its sleek tactile functionality has
made it almost a fetish for owners, and powerfully envy inducing
for the rest of us. Though DJDeedle and the
Long-Suffering-One have been helpless to resist the multitude of
other Apple products, both computers and ipods, we have thus far resisted the Iphone Borg implants. We've
managed this for two reasons: (1) the Iphone is locked
to AT&T wireless service; and (2) we like our ipods, and we
like our cell phones, but we do not want them to be the same
device. The last thing DJDeedle needs is phonecalls
interrupting his musical bliss.
This Deedlecast is dedicated to both the Iphone haves and