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(Wired)   The 12 cellphones that changed the world, from the brick to the razr   (wired.com) divider line 2
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2013-04-04 11:16:19 AM
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Never mind that it also was the last Motorola phone that truly mattered.

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Motorola Rokr -- 2005The Rokr was the first phone to play nicely with iTunes, and it was such a big deal that Steve Jobs himself introduced the phone to the public. Too bad it was a horrible, horrible phone.

Sure it worked with iTunes, but it held no more than 100 songs. And getting them onto the phone was as quick and comfortable as a root canal without anesthesia. And then there was the UI. Dear god, the UI. Sluggish doesn't begin to describe it.

Still, the Rokr was a milestone because it opened the door to the phone as a media player. It could have been the iPhone. Instead, it inspired Apple to make the iPhone.

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JFC,  how can anyone be so farking stupid and clueless about what they themselves are writing?


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2013-04-04 08:25:21 AM
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Hmmmm I've only had two of those specific models, the Nokia and the RAZR, despite having had a cell phone since 1998. I had a Motorola flip phone and several blackberries, but not the ones in the story.

It's weird. People hardly even seem to use them as actual phones anymore.
 
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