Thanks, Google, for putting up your 2001 search index because otherwise we wouldn't have found the true iPhone, a forgotten gem from the last century. Back then it wasn't made by Apple, but with its 56K Built-In Modem, high resolution display, QWERTY keyboard and 800-entry address book, it got a Best of CES award and provoked exactly the same reactions from haters and fanboys all over the world:
functional and inexpensive by imagesbyamy, May 08 '00 Five star rating Pros: easy to use, quick dial-up, cost efficient Cons: not a cordless (woot!?) think that at 1/3 the cost of a computer (bare minimum model), the iPhone is very functional. This product enables the non-technical person to access all information on the internet as well and send and receive e-mail, do online banking, and even...
Iphone= piece of cr*p by diverdown , May 08 '00 One star rating Pros: NONE Cons: ALL I know I have already written one review on this product, but I feel the need to vent some more. The iphone is one of the worst technological items I have used. I warn anyone interested in it to stay away.....far away.
Some things just don't change.
Here's a mini-review from a retro-Brian Lam at net4tv: