Woz: ‘Arrogant’ Apple should have made a large version of the iPhone
0. phoneArena 11 Oct 2012, 09:12 posted on
Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks that the company he co-created with Steve Jobs is being arrogant and should have made a larger version of the iPhone…
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36. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 637; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
I will collect all the articles about how Woz was anti-Apple inside Apple itself, so I will prove his media function is to be the oppostite, rational side of Apple, because those articles make for a strange turbulence between fanboys/haters.
40. BREvenson (Posts: 231; Member since: 17 May 2012)
I did expect the iPhone 5 to be different; not drastic changes, like a changed shape or new layout, but they could have at least expanded the screen outward as well. Making it taller doesn't change too much. If you look at the Galaxy S phones, they changed the size with each one. Starting with 4.3" for the original S, 4.5" for the S II (Sprint and T-Mobile models), and now 4.7" for the S III. Is it so hard for Apple to do something like that?
3GS, the 4, and the 4S kept the same size. Now the 5 went about a third of an inch taller, and it still looks the same as the other iPhones. Woz is right; they are arrogant.
50. dicemoney (Posts: 57; Member since: 28 Mar 2011)
Wow this is how I feel the iPhone should have different size for every body that's y after useing a large screen phone its hard to go back to something smaller just like tv
55. ambrown (Posts: 33; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)
So basically Apple is sticking to their guns and saying they were right even when they messed up? Sounds like basic Apple MO to me. They never admit fault untill it's their only option left.
58. anthonykitbuchanan (Posts: 6; Member since: 11 May 2012)
Come on everyone knows Apple is afraid its core buyers will not buy a tablet if the screen is larger.
63. roldefol (Posts: 3260; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
If Apple ever releases a "phablet", Jobs will really roll in his grave. He would have been incredulous at the success of the Galaxy Notes.
65. vqc61 (Posts: 15; Member since: 16 May 2012)
Steve Wozniak had always been a technical guy, not a marketing guy, certainly not a marketing genius like Jobs. I'm not an Apple product owner (yet), but you have to give credits where it's due. Apple's unprecedented success is largely due to Steve Jobs' vision and personality. Steve Wozniak is probably a nice guy, but if he was running the company, Apple probably wouldn't be in existence now, let alone the most valuable tech company in the world. If you agree with Wozniak's assessment, you're probably not Apple's target customers, and it looks like they're doing just fine without you.
69. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
i really like this guy!! maybe because he's so honest and realistic steve kick him out!
i really wish that the iPhone 5 was actually bigger! 4.3" would be great!
71. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)
I agree with Steve
I haven't actually bought !!!