Arrrggh! Why do I keep doing this to myself? I just watched David Pogue’s (extremely well produced!) video review of the iPhone, and it had me reaching for my wallet. Nevermind the shortcomings. I DARE you to watch this video, and not feel a primal, animal urge to own one. If you can, you’re not human, and whatever flows in your veins is not blood. Or at the very least, you have to turn in your geek card. 😉
i use my current phone (AT&T 8525, aka HTC Hermes) mainly for email and web, with occasional photos, etc. I could just picture how blissful web browsing and emailing would be on an iPhone, compared to Windows Mobile. My resistance is almost gone…
On a side note, I LOVE David Pogue’s book, “iMovie 6: The Missing Manual” from O’Reilly. I learned more about video production basics and technique (not specific to iMovie) from that book than the other half dozen digital video books I have combined. It was fun to watch this video and go “ooh! I remember how he showed me how to do that in iMovie!”. Inspires me to make better video. I highly, highly recommend this book to everyone who ever thought of doing digital video, whether you use iMovie or not. Trust me, it’s worth it.
And ooh! I just saw that Pogue’s doing an iPhone Missing Manual! I’m off to preorder, though it won’t be out until August. But wait, I have to decide whether or not I’m getting an iPhone first….
Arrggh! Why do I keep doing this to myself!?
Update: And here’s Uncle Walt Mossberg’s much more dry, boring video review (with clips from the Apple site and the ads! Where’s the creativity, Walt?)