IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone

compiled by Debra Donston

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - New Toy

I dont see the iPhone taking off here. That said, we will have the inevitable few users who will show up in my office, asking if they can get their e-mail delivered to the device. But, thankfully, its the same few users every time, and weve reit

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Great Potential

We will only support what we have facilities and support personnel for, and, within my division, that would only include corporate devices such as Blackberries and Windows Mobile phones. Solely as a personal cell phone the iPhone ha

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Out of Tune

We support syncing of calendar and e-mail to Blackberry Handheld devices and to Windows CE (Windows Mobile) devices. We have no facility to get corporate e-mail and calendar to anything else. Also, we do not allow iTunes on our clien

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Mobile Gaps

All I know is that Microsoft didn't get it right for the first several versions of its mobile software. We should all expect the Apple version to have many gaps. That said, the iPhone is a cool device, and I can't wait to get my hands on it to chec

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Only 1,500 songs?

I did have an early opportunity to play with an iPhone. My take on the device is that the menus are cool and the touch-screen feedback is less interesting than was advertised. I was surprised at how easily it crashed and needed to be rebooted. I ha

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Lining Up

I believe it is too soon to tell, but have heard of some very large purchases. I do plan to be in line [June 29] to try to acquire one to check it out. Right now, I am recommending waiting for the next version.

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Price Point

It will be interesting to see what the prices are when they hit the stores and the excitement dies down a little. Most of the current line of Blackberrys have a list price of $700 or more but actually sell for less than $300. That sa

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Corporate Standards

I expect that there are employees who are interested in the iPhone, but we have corporate standards for a reason (cost and support management). There are also the issues regarding connectivity to corporate messaging systems and the lack of a real k

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - Big on Blackberry

We do not expect to add the iPhone to our IT PDA standard. The Blackberry, with powerful e-mail and synchronization with Exchange, will continue to be our choice for our staff. I have a simple philosophy: Buy whats best for your requirements, and

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IT Pros Abuzz About iPhone - No Worries

I am not spending any time worrying about this.

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