With the outrageous hype over the iPhone when it was first announced at Macworld, there was bound to be some negative feedback ricocheted after testing went under way. A source over at Cingular who was assigned to test out the iPhone before the product was cleared for the floor is rumored to have opened his mouth to a few choice people about the dark side of the iPhone. The results of these tests were not too good. In fact, they sucked.
�He says the amateur mistake that they made is not having a removable battery,� Dvorak said. �You run 20 minutes and you�re using up half the battery power. You get 40 minutes total talk time. And the interface fouls up constantly.�
Should Apple pull the plug on the iPhone until they get the damn thing right? We think that might be a good idea. iPhone or not, if the phone is shit, it won’t help having an Apple-ish name. — Andrew Dobrow