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CWallace

macrumors G4
Aug 17, 2007
10,197
7,501
Seattle, WA
Some believe it's a poor "cut and paste" job where Airport (Extreme) was copied and renamed iPhone.

However, perhaps Apple will be releasing an iPhone with 802.11n support. :p
 

mobilehavoc

macrumors 6502
Jun 30, 2007
377
12
Why do people get pissed? I'm psyched...a newer, faster iPhone soon? Sweet, sign me up.

If you want to live on the bleeding edge you need a strong stomach and a healthy bank account.
 

MacRumors

macrumors bot
Apr 12, 2001
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iPhone Extreme?



iPhoneBugList notes that they spotted an unusual mistake in Apple's website source code.

One of the HTML product fields lists "iPhone Extreme" as the product name.

Obviously, there is no "iPhone Extreme" that has yet been announced, and so, of course, people are speculating what this could mean (if anything).

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blashphemy

macrumors member
Dec 5, 2006
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0
"- Extreme" isn't an Apple thing, is it?

"Airport Extreme" edit: ahhhh sananda u beat me to it :)

Like AppleInsider said, I'm chalking this one up to user error in the site coding, not something that will come. I mean, come on, iPhone Extreme just sounds LAME.
 

pacohaas

macrumors 6502a
Jan 24, 2006
516
3
Bring on the Extreme and Nano. I'm still happy with my "regular" iPhone. If the Extreme version is twice as powerful with twice the features for half the price, I'll buy it too, not complain that apple is constantly innovating.
 

MacsAttack

macrumors 6502a
Jul 2, 2006
825
0
Scotland
Apparently a "cut-n-paste" error.

However, I would not be surprised to see a 16GB iPhone roll out in the new year (just to catch all the suckers who pony up for one in the run-up to Christmas - standard Apple marketing strategy)
 

chr1s60

macrumors 68020
Jul 24, 2007
2,027
1,722
California
I am gonna guess that this was just an error. I don't see why they would call something iPhone Extreme in the first place and second, I think it is still too early for another version of the iPhone. I do believe we will see a 16GB iPhone at MacWorld, but it will still be called iPhone, not anything new.
 

andiwm2003

macrumors 601
Mar 29, 2004
4,365
432
Boston, MA
well,

size of ipod touch,
16GB or more
GPS or equivalent
3G
all features work worldwide
roaming fee in Europe is acceptable (<8 cents per minute, web unlimited)
pdf viewer that allows downloads from mac and web and idisk
note/text editor sync to .mac and mac at home
ical editable and sync's to .mac and mac at home
adressbook editable and sync's to .mac and mac at home
$399 (o.k. $499)

and i'll get one.

but there are a few things on the list that are highly unlikely.;)
 

andiwm2003

macrumors 601
Mar 29, 2004
4,365
432
Boston, MA
Can't you already add docs in PDF format to iPhoto and view them on the iPhone?

we already have these 3...

Originally Posted by andiwm2003 View Post
ical editable and sync's to .mac and mac at home
adressbook editable and sync's to .mac and mac at home
$399 (o.k. $499)

the iphoto route is a bit tedious and i can't download pdf's from the webor idisk and read them offline later.

well, if ical and adressbook are fully editable and sync back to my mac than i'm closer to an iphone than i thought. but i think if you are away from your mac you can only see subscribed ical calenders via .mac and those are not editable. the calendars that you synce back home might be outdated. so it's not a fully web based calendar i guess. same for adressbook. is that correct?
 

Mr. Zorg

macrumors regular
Sep 5, 2007
166
0
What does it say now? Also doesn't apple always try and hide the things that are true. If they just left it everyone WOULD think its just a coding error and move on with their lives.
Now it just says "iPhone"... They're pretty good about fixing any mistakes, accidental or not.
 
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