Like most folks I have been waiting with baited breath for the release of the iphone. But here in Australia Friday holds minimal significance in that we are still no closer to a release date for what is fast becoming the most anticipated gadget ever, period.
For me though Friday has significance in that its the day I fire my Blackberry – hence some urgency in reaching a decision. I pinged a note out to my Twitter friends list today — what is a self confessed gadget freak to do! My choice seems to have been narrowed down to the iphone (whenever I can get my hands on one in Oz) or the Nokia N95.
Thanks Jason Calacanis – he pinged back that he’s going with the iphone — easier choice given he’s in the US. So, do I go Nokia N95 or suck a deep breath and hope the iphone arrives this side of 2008 in Australia. While the thought of seamlessly connecting my Macbook Pro to an iphone holds appeal, pragmatism may just hold sway.
The look of the iphone is way cool, but it’s also hard to argue with this:
The debate continues via video: