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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:49 PM   #1
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Why do so many people type Iphone (or IPhone) instead of iPhone???

Seriously... it's iPhone, people!

iPhone!!!!!!!!

That is all. It just irritates me.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:51 PM   #2
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on the internet, i usually type in all lowercase and the dictionary usually corrects it for me, but unless you're writing some formal letter, who cares?
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:51 PM   #3
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I don't think it matters too much...

iTouch Don't hate me.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:52 PM   #4
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Why do so many people use more than one punctuation mark???
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:52 PM   #5
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Why do so many people complain about an iPhone???

Seriously....it's only an iPhone, people!

Only an iPhone!!!!!!


That is all. It just irritates me.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:57 PM   #6
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Auto correct sometimes causes it to come out IPhone... I mean Iphone.... iphon....


F@%#*!g auto correct!
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:58 PM   #7
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I would like to thank my iPhone for knowing that it's spelled an iPhone. That's the way I learned.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:10 PM   #8
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It's eyefone, and everyone knows it.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:11 PM   #9
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It just irritates me.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:16 PM   #10
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I try to always type iPhone as it is the correct way to spell it but some people simply don't obsess over grammatical consistencies.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:23 PM   #11
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People just plain don't care.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:32 PM   #12
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:35 PM   #13
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It just irritates me.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:35 PM   #14
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I don't think it matters too much...
It doesn't

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iTouch Don't hate me.
This is worse
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:37 PM   #15
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cuz they have lives?
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:38 PM   #16
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cuz they have lives?
Having a social life doesn't and shouldn't impact the way someone spells a word but I stand by my earlier point that some people just don't care and that's their perogative.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:53 PM   #17
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The iPod, iPhone, iPad names are iconic at this point, but they'll never be intuitive as far as spelling and typing are concerned. It's just uncommon to have to type an uppercase letter after the beginning of a word. Sometimes a proper name, like DeIntinis, will have that combination, but many will elide the vowels in pronunciation and then use an apostrophe in spelling it, like d'Antoine.

I care how I spell the Apple product names but I mess them up once in awhile and sometimes don't go back to correct them.

Apple won't care if you email your cousin that you love your iphone, trust me. They will just dream of laughing all the way to the bank when your dear cousin writes back "I know, I can hardly wait for Iphone 5 to come out!!!!!"

On the other hand, woe betide you if Apple finds out you are trying to make a buck off using those names for your own purposes, and probably then it will not matter which way you spell them, Apple may spell out its concerns to you in some court papers.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:55 PM   #18
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Why do so many people care how people type a product name?
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:56 PM   #19
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:57 PM   #20
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I don't think it matters too much...

iTouch Don't hate me.
I heard an employee at the Apple Store last weekend call it an iTouch. Set my teeth on edge.

It really irks me to see headlines, especially on bloomberg.com, that reference the IPhone or IPad. Just because you feel you have to capitalize every word in the headline, shouldn't the fact that the product name is intentionally not capitalized factor in?

EDIT: Ugh... http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-0...ike-video.html
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 02:58 PM   #21
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Why do so many people care how people type a product name?
I don't know. I don't usually care how I spell iPhone, but autocorrect usually spells it right for me.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 03:07 PM   #22
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Seriously... it's iPhone, people!

iPhone!!!!!!!!

That is all. It just irritates me.
Perhaps you should switch to decaf.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 03:12 PM   #23
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I've set Typinator to change iphone to iPhone, ipad to iPad etc. and even expand 'mbp' to MacBook Pro.

In case you're wondering, I had to pause it in order to type the above. But anyway, I find it very annoying when 'journalists' are incapable of spelling iPhone correctly, such as Laurence Latif of The Inquirer. His articles are total rubbish in general, though.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 03:28 PM   #24
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Seriously... it's iPhone, people!

iPhone!!!!!!!!

That is all. It just irritates me.
I don't know, but I sure like the iPhone and my MAC that runs Oh-Es-Ex.
(pardon me, I think the grammar police are knocking at my door.
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