Are we now done with these hyped phone introductions?
Dear bloggers, reporters and journalists: please move along, there is nothing to see. Face it: the mobile phone market matured and new phones are just as interesting as the latest Nissan model.
Yes, there was a time a new computer model was breaking news but that ended somewhere in the early nineties. Once the performance is acceptable for everyday use and 'new' means a different color option and every year an upgraded processor, smart phone introductions are just as boring.
The iPhone 5s is 40x times as fast and can in theory address more memory than you can actually buy for it. However Angry Birds will run just as well on the older model and browsing the web is the same experience as last year.
But great to hear from y'all that you can now buy a plastic version of last year's model and for more money you can avoid the
Microsoft Lumia colors and get a finger print scanner as well. Good to know; no doubt just as important as that Siri gimmick we no longer talk about (or to
No need to fill my newspaper with days of speculation about an introduction, followed by hot reporting from the Apple stage. Leave it to the specialized press to cover the exciting new color options and the exact pricing. Do you really want to read all those stories about new phones?
*and no, this is not targeting Apple: the latest Samsung replacements were just as boring. That's what happens when a market matures. Even the brightest colors become grayish...
**This report wouldn't be complete without mentioning that you can now buy a cover for the phone as well! #Apple
says The iPhone 5s Case is precisely designed to fit iPhone perfectly
which is good news for people worrying it would be the wrong size.
***The 2014 Nissan Altima Sedan will be sensational. Watch this space.