Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Oct 2010 20:54 UTC
Apple Is it an indication of Steve Jobs' (in)famous strive for perfection, or just stupid bone-headedness? The white variant of the iPhone 4 was first delayed for a few weeks, but those few weeks became 'end of the year'. Now we know why: the manufacturers Apple employs are apparently having issues matching the shades of white of the various components. This anecdote ties in nicely with a very interesting interview with John Sculley about Steve Jobs' ways of doing business.
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RE[5]: Hmmm
by MysterMask on Sun 17th Oct 2010 14:51 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Hmmm"
MysterMask
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I see no fundamental difference between the PC and the Phone. Just because the speed of change in the (more mature) PC HW market is slower doesn't mean we have to stick to PS2 and be thankful for it.

since phones answer much more varied use cases than computer so a single hardware would be a very bad idea)


??
Up till now I thought PCs were the versatile 'everything is possible' machines while phones are primarily phones and as such, they are restricted to mobile use, i. e. have limits when it comes to size, power usage, etc. You can use your PC as a phone - you can't use your phone with a 30'' monitor, scanner, printer, blu-ray drive, ..

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