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6:35 PM ET, January 10, 2007

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Peter H. Lewis / Fortune:
How Apple kept its iPhone secrets  —  Bogus prototypes, bullying the press, stifling pillow talk - all to keep iPhone under wraps.  Fortune's Peter Lewis goes inside one of the year's biggest tech launches.  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Fortune) — One of the most astonishing things about the new Apple iPhone …
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David Pogue / Bits:
Some Hands-On Time With the iPhone  —  Macworld attendees check out the iPhone.  —  Today, I had meetings with Steve Jobs and then Phil Schiller, Apple's director of worldwide marketing.  I basically played with the iPhone the entire hour.  —  Here are some of the things …
Nick / Rough Type:
Steve's devices  —  It's hard to imagine the pleasure Steve Jobs must receive from singlehandedly upstaging the entire Consumer Electronics Show.  There was just one moment during his two-hour presentation yesterday when he went off script, but it was a telling one.
Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed:
The Five Biggest Issues with iPhone  —  In the midst of all the hosannas for Apple's new iPhone — and there is definitely lots to like about it, among the most important being the first significant advancement in mobile browsing in a decade — here are the five biggest issues with the thing:
Rob Griffiths / Macworld:
Expo reaction: iDisappointed  —  First, let me say this.  The iPhone looks incredible.  It's a definite paradigm shift in the world of phones, PDAs, and iPods.  I want one, even if I never use the phone portion of the device.  Same with Apple TV—I've actually ordered one for our home, as it will meet our needs perfectly.
Dan Warne / APC:
Top 10 things to hate about the Apple iPhone  —  Hopefully you've read my colleague Tim Gaden's article about the top 10 things to love about the iPhone.  —  I agree with him completely, except for the fact that some of his points are on my list of things to hate about it.  —  Don't get me wrong.
John Markoff / New York Times:
Apple Introduces Innovative Cellphone  —  With characteristic showmanship, Steven P. Jobs introduced Apple's long-awaited entry into the cellphone world Tuesday, pronouncing it an achievement on a par with the Macintosh and the iPod.  —  The creation, the iPhone, priced at $499 or $599, will not be for everyone.
Lev Grossman / Time:
Apple's New Calling: The iPhone
Ryan Block / Engadget:
The iPhone is not a smartphone  —  And the reality slowly sets …
Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:
Apple proprietary closed boxes Mac, iPod, iPhone
Discussion: PodTech.net
Lev Grossman / Time:
Apple's New Calling: The iPhone
Discussion: Mickeleh's Take
Darren Waters / BBC:
Public can purchase $100 laptop  —  Technology editor, BBC News website, Las Vegas  —  The backers of the One Laptop Per Child project plan to release the machine on general sale next year.  —  But customers will have to buy two laptops at once - with the second going to the developing world.
Jim Dalrymple / Macworld:
Microsoft reveals details of Office 2008 for Mac  —  Intel-based Mac owners will have a Universal version of Microsoft's Office to call their own later this year.  Microsoft's Macintosh Business Unit revealed some details about Office 2008 for Mac Tuesday—namely that the suite …
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Mark Slee / Facebook Blog:
Facebook Your Phone … Facebook was invented to make sharing information with your friends easier and better.  Mobile phones were invented for pretty much the same reason.  People needed an easier and better way to get in touch with each other, and mobile phones made it happen.
Loren Baker / Search Engine Journal:
Why Yahoo Needs MyBlogLog, and Vice Versa  —  Yahoo has made another successful and smart social media acquisition in MyBlogLog which can now be added to their list of grassroots early adoption web 2.0 services such as Flickr & del.icio.us along with their current social media offerings in Yahoo Answers & Yahoo Local.
Mike / Techdirt:
On Angels, Opportunities And Experience: Techdirt Welcomes Mark Fletcher To Our Board  —  from the exciting-times dept  —  Some of you may have noticed (judging by the emails we've received, more than a few of you) some reports last week about how Techdirt had raised an angel round (also reported here and here).
Ryan Saghir / Orbitcast:
CES: SiriusConnect SC-V1 Audio/Video Tuner (Sirius Backseat TV)  —  The SiriusConnect SC-V1 Audio/Video Tuner is the first satellite tuner that not only receives Sirius audio, but also Sirius Backseat TV programming.  Listen to Howard in the front, while the kids watch Spongebob in the back.
Discussion: Digital World
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Paul Miller / Engadget:
Sirius announces SiriusConnect SC-V1 Backseat TV
Discussion: TechEffect
Valleywag:
BUZZMETER: Web 2.0 hits saturation  —  Web 2.0 hits saturation  —  It would be premature to say that Web 2.0 is over.  But use of the cliched phrase in mainstream publications and news services dipped last month.  Finally.  Web 2.0, a catchphrase coined in 2004 by O'Reilly Media …
Discussion: All about Microsoft
Brian Crecente / Kotaku:
Sony: Whoops, Dualshock Not Sixaxis Won Emmy  —  OK, so I think we've finally gotten it officially cleared up.  Earlier this week the Nation Academy of Television Arts and Sciences listed Nintendo and Sony as Emmy winners for "Peripheral Development and Technological Impact of Video Game Controllers."
Paul R. La Monica / CNNMoney.com:
Tired of Google and Yahoo?  Try Cranky.com  —  New search engine geared toward Baby Boomers and seniors aims to make Web search easier.  —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — A media firm catering to people over the age of 50 has launched a new search engine on Tuesday geared to Baby Boomers and seniors.
Hans Greimel / ABCNEWS:
PlayStation 3 Likely Missed Sales Target  —  Sony PlayStation 3 Likely Missed Global Shipping Target, Beat by Nintendo's Surprise Hit Wii  —  Sony's long-awaited PlayStation 3 may have missed its global shipment target and been beaten in its home market by rival Nintendo's surprise hit Wii video game system, new figures show.
Discussion: Techdirt and Joystiq
 
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