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Beyond the iPhone 3G - An Alternative Perspective

Beyond the iPhone 3G - An Alternative Perspective

Beyond the iPhone 3G

The iPhone 3G Cometh

We know there has been an influx of news about the iPhone 3G when it was announced just a few hours ago. Still, it won't hurt to have another article about the next generation cellular device from Apple, right? Frankly, we would like to drive your attention to something closely related to the iPhone, but of a different nature: alternatives to the iPhone.

Over at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Steve Jobs has finally laid the facts out for months of speculations about the upgraded iPhone, the iPhone 3G. As the term indicates, the next generation iPhone will be 3G-enabled, and adds both GPS and Microsoft Exchange on this new iteration to reel in a bigger crowd. Targeted at a July 11th release for 22 countries, with another 70 countries to be included with the iPhone stock later this year, the competition is heating up, and consumers should gear themselves up for an exciting second half of this year.

However, let's take a little breather from all the iPhone hype, and ponder for a moment: what's with all the iPhone love? Is it really all about the aesthetic, the interface, the updated features and the cool factor involved, or is there something more? Options are aplenty when it comes to devices that can hold its own against the iPhone's popularity, and thus, we present to thee a few choice devices that should be on your radar should you be seeking an alternative to the iPhone love.