Archive for August 3rd, 2009

Google Voice, Apple, and the FCC – One More Reason I Won’t Own an iPhone

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Last year I provided a list of reasons why I won’t buy an iPhone.  Since that time I’ve had a chance to play with one and I must admit, it is a pretty cool little toy.

The keyboard is a lot more usable than I thought it would be. It has the ability to accept push mail from Exchange server.  The browser is probably the most usable hand-held browser on the market.  And the screen resolution is awesome.  In fact, when I first saw one up close, I was tempted to make it my new phone.

But even with that, there are a few apps missing.  And even if I heard that there was an application being developed tomorrow that would fill the missing gap in applications, I STILL would not buy an iPhone because of this one critical reason that I missed in my first list.

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