It’s a phone

Steve Jobs first big applause line in the iPod speach was “it’s a phone”. The second was “you can hear voicemail in the order you choose.
The “smartphone” trend all about using a phone for everything but making phone calls and listening to voice mail. A naive focus on technology, competitive advantage, or customer requests all leads engineers and marketers to stuff more features into the phone and neglect what the user is really trying to do.
I’d like a version of the iPhone with really big keys with indented numbers so you can dial with fractional attention. Use the keypad to protect that beautiful, fragile-looking screen.
Summary: It looks gorgeous, and I want one:
* when I can add my own software
* after the model gets introduced that doesn’t break in less than 30 days

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