Sep 13, 2012
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The iPhone 5 forecast: a predictable 73 degrees and sunny
The weather icon on the iPhone’s homescreen always reads a pleasant 73 degrees and sunny. It has since the original iPhone was released, a comfortable, inoffensive temperature that matches the comfortable, inoffensive homescreen on iOS.The prevailing opinion after the iPhone 5 announcement is that it’s boring, but still pretty great. The hardware is without a doubt impressive from a technical and engineering standpoint, but iterative on previous designs. The software is as competent as we’ve come to expect from Apple. Together they make for a product that’s not surprising — and therefore a little boring.”Boring” doesn’t quite encapsulate what’s happening with the iPhone 5, though. The new iPhone is timid. Apple has taken very few — if any — real chances. It’s a safe, pleasant, and sunny 73 degrees on the iPhone. Read on…

The iPhone 5 forecast: a predictable 73 degrees and sunny

The weather icon on the iPhone’s homescreen always reads a pleasant 73 degrees and sunny. It has since the original iPhone was released, a comfortable, inoffensive temperature that matches the comfortable, inoffensive homescreen on iOS.The prevailing opinion after the iPhone 5 announcement is that it’s boring, but still pretty great. The hardware is without a doubt impressive from a technical and engineering standpoint, but iterative on previous designs. The software is as competent as we’ve come to expect from Apple. Together they make for a product that’s not surprising — and therefore a little boring.”Boring” doesn’t quite encapsulate what’s happening with the iPhone 5, though. The new iPhone is timid. Apple has taken very few — if any — real chances. It’s a safe, pleasant, and sunny 73 degrees on the iPhone. Read on

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    This is a wonderful analogy of the iPhone 5 launch. Yep, 73 degrees (22.7c for my non-US friends) is nice. Just about...
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    Does Apple risk becoming the Jay Leno of tech? Hot up and coming revolutionary turned vanilla pacifier for the mediocre?...
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    El pronósticado iPhone 5: un predecible 73 grados F y soleado El icono del tiempo en pantalla de inicio del iPhone...
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