Apple iPhone 3G

Label me an Apple enthusiast or geek. I stood in line for one-and-half hours and got my iPhone on Day 1 of its launch on 22 August 2008.

I switched from Microsoft Windows Mobile on Dopod cell phone to touch-screen Apple iPhone 3G. The transition was easy. What a joy! What is so distinctive is the human interface which Apple is well known for. iPhone is intuitive and easy to use for non-technically-inclined person.

Accessing the internet is a breeze. No complicated sign-in whether through WIFI, Wireless@SG or through Singtel. I have my personal Yahoo! e-mail pushed to me on my set. It is s easy as that. I do not have to set codes or complicated commands to link to Yahoo! e-mail. 

Being an investor, I watch out for share price movements and foreign exchange rates. These are available at my finger tips instantly. I do not have to power up my PC and internet to get them now.

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Global Positioning System (GPS) is cool. You will never be lost with the Google Map. It tracks your current position automatically and provides directions to your intended destination.

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If you need weather forecast, information is available for 6 days in advance.

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iPhone can sync data from your Microsoft Outlook Calendar and Contacts onto your phone. It doubles up as a PDA and uses Outlook Contacts to write e-mail, send SMS messages, call your contacts.

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Last and not least, iPhone has iPod too and you can listen to songs and music on a go. You have cell phone, internet, PDA, iPod and mini PC all in one device.

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