The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 09 January 2007]

Bad Stevenote. No credit card

Nic is disappointed in the 2007 Macworld Expo announcements.

The Macworld Expo 2007 keynote is over, and for the first time in years, there is nothing to lust after.

Sure, the Apple TV looks nice, but if you rock it ghetto-style with a non-HD TV, you can’t play in that sandbox. Perhaps after the altar of stupidity in the house has been upgraded…

The iPhone sure seems like a sweet little piece of tech, but it can’t beat the RAZR I have from work on one important count: The RAZR costs me $0.00. And since I already have a Nano and absolutely love the form factor and that I can carry it on a lanyard, the fires of techno-lust are smothered and quenched.

At least now all the iPhone speculation can stop taking up space on the Internet, so that’s something.

Come on, Steve, talk dirty to me about Leopard…

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