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Old 08-17-2010, 04:12 PM
John Navas
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Default Re: NEWS: Apple hires Near Field Communications (NFC) expert, mobile commerce coming soon to iPhone?

On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 05:29:51 -0700, in
<4c6a80aa$0$22135$742ec2ed@news.sonic.net>, SMS
<scharf.steven@geemail.com> wrote:

>On 16/08/10 8:16 PM, Larry wrote:
>
><snip>
>
>> Will Ipad/Iphone owners all have to have chips injected into their necks
>> before the goddamned shitphones will dial out?

>
>It's always about monetizing the platform. Google is doing the same
>thing, even though they aren't the ones selling the Android devices.
>
>Saw my first iPad yesterday, my neighbor's kid had one.
>
>I asked the mom about it and she said her friend had bought the non-3G
>iPad when it first came out, then wanted the 3G model when it came out,
>so she traded her the old non-3G model for a Louis Vuitton purse. Very
>cool device. The kid had already figured out how to use it, and the kid
>is only 3. The analysts were right. This is a must-have entertainment
>device for kids, replacing the mobile DVD player. ...


Must have? Replace a $100 DVD player with a $500 iToy?
You must be oblivious to the current economic situation.

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John

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