Woz: ‘Arrogant’ Apple should have made a large version of the iPhone

Woz: ‘Arrogant’ Apple should have made a large version of the iPhone
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 in addition to the existing one. The new iPhone 5 grows vertically adding one more row of icons so you have a 4-inch screen with a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels, but horizontally it’s the same, and overall the size of the screen can’t match the larger screens on Android and Windows Phone.

Woz is one of our favorite people in tech not just because of his legacy, but also because of his honesty to speak out what he sees right even when it could turn out to be harmful for his company.


What about you? Do you want a bigger iPhone?

source: TechCentral

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70 Comments

1. Reverence

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

what about ipad mini.....did Apple sent invitations?

4. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

not yet...

2. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

looks like no invites where sent yesterday LOL and the woz is god

24. ahmed_ali_yossef2010

Posts: 164; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

I saw this video it was very funny I am an apple fan but the idea was really amazing

3. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

I thought i was the only one thinking like that, Nice one Steve Wozniak totally agree with you.

37. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

apple would be very smart if they were to bring woz back. they need a face and voice for the company. i think woz would be perfect. he really seems to understand the landscape as well. that might truly make them an inovating company again, instead of a profit hungry one.

49. thunder18

Posts: 154; Member since: Aug 06, 2009

Not to mention he's just likeable. For everything Apple does that is arrogant, you just have this jolly engineer as the public face of the company.

5. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Apple arrogant? No...........

11. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

you should watch apple's keynotes & see how many insult they gave to android & other competitors

18. nwright94 unregistered

He's being sarcastic :p

16. prakesh

Posts: 92; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

yes in many ways

19. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1457; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

M y niece an iPhone fanatic could not be told about any thing other than iPhone. That is until she played with my GS3 a few months ago, and after having the new iPhone for a week sent it back in exchange for the new in coming note 2. I asked her what made her change her mind, and she said it was no different than her iPhone 4, and was boring when compared to my GS3. She said the note pen and stats were better spec'd than my GS3, and the "phablet" appealed to her more than the new iPhone. The funny thing is that she said she liked how simple the iPhone was to use when compared to my GS3 and that it was her phone of choice since its introduction when she was playing with my GS3 back then. She said the new iPhone fell behind Android based on the iPhone 5 functionality over all.

22. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

My best buddy has been team iPhone since the first one just yesterday j talked him out of the iPhone 5... he's jumping ship to the note 2 and he's unbelievably excited about it.

27. BadAssAbe

Posts: 506; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

So many dislikes and likes, Apple iSheep who dont understand sarcasm= likes Foreign users who dont understand sarcasm = dislikes Me = confused JK LOL

28. pankajgupta

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Ignorant :)

43. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

The sarcastic way of saying it: "Apple arrogant? Noooooooo..........." and you could than add "sarcasm" not to confuse 50% of the readers:)

46. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Apple?.... arogant?? psst....Noo....lol

6. Aeires unregistered

Apple is notorious for making grand, adamant statements about their products, and other's products too. Instead of living in a world of absolutes that come back to haunt them, they need to open their eyes to how the world and tech is changing, then embrace it. Their "we know what's best for you" attitude isn't cutting it, Woz nailed it with statements on making two phones. Android is dominating in sales because one size doesn't fit all approach.

7. No_Nonsense unregistered

And that's why I admire this Steve rather than Jobs.

51. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

such a difference between the two, i agree.

8. alan_1230

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

thats is a good idea a big iPhone and a small one for the small hands .

54. thunder18

Posts: 154; Member since: Aug 06, 2009

The main problem is Apple wouldn't be able to maximize profits if they made 2 sizes of phones. That would required 2 production lines and the amoun tof profit on each device would be lower. They are simply too concerned with profit margins. Conversely, every other phone maker's profits per device pale in comparison to iPhones, but there's a trade-off each way you look at it.

9. maxican16

Posts: 364; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

That silly commercial they run about the laws of physics and your thumb.... I mean, seriously apple. It's nice to hear someone with so much authority calling them out on that for what it truly is: arrogance.

10. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Apple will be forced to change the way it thinks if not we are just looking at RIM few years down the line ...

12. Seymur unregistered

"Do you want a bigger iPhone?" Of course

13. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

If apple had two concurrent iphone models they wouldnt be able to post those big sales figures. Why make split sales between two products when they know everyone will buy the singlular model? Ugh I'm going to stop reading these apple articles. I'm perfectly happy with my sgs3.

14. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Actually apple lumps all their iphone sales figures into one, they don't differentiate between OG, 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, and 4Stretch, whereas other OEMs will, i.e. Galaxy S2 vs Galaxy S3, and then total sales figures for the entire Galaxy line

15. JeffdaBeat unregistered

No they don't. Whenever Apple releases sales figures, they specify by model. Some news agencies may group them, but their quarterly earnings report breaks them up by model. The only time Apple lumps all models together for comparison is if they are talking about iOS adoption rates. In those cases they will say this is how many folks are on iOS 6 versus the latest version of Android.

44. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

U r wrong on that. Jeff is rite

17. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

We just dont want any iPhone nor smaller neither bigger.

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