Yes, I have one
~ 29 June 2007 ~
Two, actually. Initial impressions? Very impressed. The keyboard is a bit of a struggle at first, the browser works quite well, and the maps app is fantastic. As for web browsing, a few of my suspicions were ratified while others were refuted. More about that later.
Enduring 12 hours in line, consternation mixed with joy resulted in this sorry look:
Actually, I didn’t wait 12 hours but just two or so — I got suckered into an arrangement with someone to stand in line for me, and it was well worth the cost. Funny thing is, our little arrangement made the local news on Wednesday (though I certainly didn’t pay as much as they said).
As for the second phone, one of you might become the lucky recipient. Mobile Web Design is just weeks away from publication, and early buyers will have a chance to win the second 8GB iPhone shown in these photos.
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- Upgrading the hard drive and memory in a refurbished 13" MacBook Pro
- Inspiring type: Libro di M. Giovambattista Palatino
- Randomness, vol. IX
CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standard Solutions A solid round-up of indispensable CSS design techniques by Andy Budd, Simon Collison, and Cameron Moll.
Mobile Web Design A guide to publishing web content beyond the desktop. Tips, methodology, and resources. Now available.
Letterpress Posters The unassuming beauty of a freshly letterpressed print.
That Wicked Worn Look. Techniques for that worn, aged, distressed look.
Mister Retro Machine Wash Filters Turn the dial to “Instaworn” with these filters.
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Basecamp My preferred web app for internal and client project collaboration.
HOW Conference Austin, June 24–27. Pentagram, Adobe, P&G, et al.
Web Design World Seattle, July 20–22. Practical sessions on web design.
Stimulate Salt Lake City, September 2009. Entrepreneurship and design conference.