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Sep 11 2013

Yawn

apple iPhone

Apple had their big event yesterday and rolled out basically what we expected…and a little less.

A rebranded iPhone5. An iPhone5S with a slamming processor, fingerprint sensor and a better camera.

I don’t think that most people will be able to tell the difference because last year’s iPhone was already more powerful than a Mac Pro from 5 years ago. Handheld computing is a wonderful thing but at some point the size of the interface limits what you will choose to do with the platform, not the speed of the processor.

I am a fan of the elegant simplicity of Apple, but I see a company founded on innovation that has shifted to a company based on evolution. It has pushed me to another platform, not because I am so convinced that Android is better, but because, frankly, I am bored.

Are you going to upgrade?

If you decide you can’t live without the latest and greatest from Apple you may want to check out my article on the best places to roll your old iPhone over at Living on the Cheap.

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