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Comment Re:Don't buy it (Score 1) 614

I don't see your point. It's not like WikiLeaks invented anything, they just published government documents, and in the light of repeated calls by US officials to have WikiLeaks and Assange in particular silenced, the sentence

At the same time, we are concerned about the determination of some governments to censor and silence individuals, and to restrict the free flow of information.

is indeed quite ironic.

Comment Re:Another overblown bit of hype (Score 0) 324

If I remember right it was primarily marketed as a:
  • web surfing device
  • PMP (video, music playback)
  • e-book reader

You might find serious applications for all of these features (e.g. reading textbooks), but they are mostly associated with entertainment.
Also, while it does sport all the necessary capabilities, the iphone doesn't exactly shine in any of the above applications, mainly due to the small screen.

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