Out with work until the wee hours, I have a deficit of cleverness this morning. Yet through the foggy haze I can still see that this would irritate to no end if I could remember where that end is that gets irritated:
Following months of speculation, the iPhone has finally arrived. But after all the hype, it turns out that this next generation phone isn't a device from Apple Inc., and it doesn't play music. Instead, the iPhone is a VoIP handset made by Cisco Inc., through its Linksys networking division. The new line of iPhone devices allows people to make telephone calls over Internet connections as well as use other popular web features, such as Skype and Yahoo! Messenger with Voice.Are we that dense that sticking an "i" in front of a noun makes it hipper than eight years ago when everything had an "e" and a dash before it. So what are the opportunities? Some of my favorites in the old era were "e-legal" and "e-literate". I remember my grade five teacher used to say "iTaly" but that was just sorta sad.