Other World Computing
Feature Graphic
The Apple Watch
Feature Graphic
Switching to iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch Role Playing, Over-Under + More
Feature Graphic
iPhone 6/6+, Hot Thighs and Tights Pants, What's Wrong with iPhone Lines
Feature Graphic
How to get photos on to iOS 8 iCloud Photo Library
Feature Graphic
iPhone pre-orders, iOS 8, Tim Cook Interview + More
IGM Logo

| Home | Contact | Advertising | Search | Submit


Mossberg waffles on '60-day' statement



By

AlleyInsider says they just go off the iPhone with Walt "it will be 3G in 60 days" Mossberg who now says he has no idea when Apple's next-gen handset will ship.

In fact, he says he based this 'ballpark estimate' on the same information the rest of us have.

"If I knew when this date was, why would I announce it in the middle of a sentence at the Finnish embassy, rather than report it in the Wall Street Journal?"

Well gee, Walt, we give up. Why would you announce it in the middle of a sentence while the entire planet was hanging on your every word?

OK, so he's not perfect and we shouldn't get too bent out of shape simply because a camera happened to be rolling when he misspoke.

Apple Store


Really?

I think Mossberg's mistake was that he said what he knows out loud. Apple had a cow and pressured him to make a retraction.

Thereupon, he made the effort that professional pride would allow and publicly waffled through a friend / colleague's publication.

He's saved face and the issue is, I assume, now sufficiently obfuscated (ie "ballpark estimate") that Apple's been appeased.

Sound reasonable enough? Then let's all get back to what's important (twittering tonight's game)...

What's your take?

Buy a refurbished iPod nano, and get 15 songs on us.
Exclusive offer. Limited time only.


Trans Intl

Spacer

Connect with Insanely Great Mac


spacer

Recent Articles

- MacBook's USB-C Connector, Meerkat, Super Troopers, + More
- TED comes to Apple TV
- Agile Bits on passwords and security theater
- Fitbit to add multiple tracker support
- Report: Major Apple TV update, app store expected
- ABC News gets tour of Apple health and fitness lab
- Haptic touchpad on new MacBook Pro
- Tim Cook on internal collaboration and the customer experience
- Report: Apple TV subscription service expected this fall
- Want to live above an Apple Store?
- New movie: Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
- Confusion over the MacBook's USB-C port
- Podcast: The Apple Watch
- Griffen WatchStand announced for Apple Watch
- Waterfield Designs Time Travel case for the Apple Watch
- The Apple Watch
- New MacBook comes in smaller, lighter than MacBook Air
- HBO Now official announced for Apple devices
- Reserve Strap battery backup for Apple Watch
- Podcast: Switching to iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch Role Playing, Over-Under + More
- New Steve Jobs book announced
- Apple promotes iPhone 6 photo gallery
- Tim Cook talks up customer privacy
- iPhone design and battery life
- Apple event scheduled for March 9th


Browse and search for more articles

IGM Specials

Mercury Extreme SSD
60GB - $47
120GB - $67
240GB - $134

480GB - $245

960GB - $619

iMac RAM
8GB Kit - $97
16GB Kit - $195
32GB Kit - $394

External Storage
500 GB - $129.99
1 TB RAID - $219.99
Mobile RAID - $190

Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet - $15

Thunderbolt 2 PCIe Expansion - $189

Thunderbolt 2 HDD Enclosure - $299

MacBook Pro RAM
16GB Kit - $148
21GB Kit - $288


Trans Intl

Trans Intl





Home

About

Advertising

Search

Copyright 1995-2015 Insanely Great Mac. All rights reserved.
Privacy Statment | Terms of Service | Editorial Policy