quote: It has failed to deliver on others, though -- Flash, new hardware, tethering, and background applications.
quote: Eats the battery too much and introduces another unneeded layer of runtime on top of OS X. Basically the same reasons as for Java or .Net
quote: their motive is they don't want people programming Flash on the iPhone, since that is no longer Apple's tools and Apple's platform
quote: but then give Apple a pass when they are highly anti-open and anti-competitive with their platforms
quote: If Microsoft did the same, there would be an OUTRAGE
quote: That's why you're on my balls like sweat in every thread
quote: It's actually interesting that the iPhone has sold more units at 17 million than the iPod Touch at 13 million, considering the Touch sells in more countries and doesn't require a contract.
quote: I can see them rolling out new cheaper models soon though, to cater for those that want an actual iPhone but for whatever reason can't afford it and resort to buying a pale imitation instead
quote: ...but recent reports from inside sources indicate that these desirable features are unfortunately not to be.