A timely rant: Time for SIM-free phones.

Sam Kome sam.kome at motricity.com
Mon Feb 26 17:31:28 CET 2007

We should paper the world with (something like) this rant ahead of the
wide release of Neo1973.  

The fettered masses really don't get it yet.   


Covers 8 myths which drive folks to buy locked phones and/or 2yr



"How would Apple fans react if the latest Mac computer was exclusively
locked to a particular ISP, was only available to people who live in
that ISP's service area, and people had to sign up to a 2 year contract
with that ISP? The Apple fans would be mad as hell, so why on earth are
they having to put up with exactly the same restrictions on a portable,
pocket-sized Mac computer called the iPhone?"


"How is it that Finland, a poorer, lower-density country without phone
contracts, and with a law banning locked phones, developed far better
phone coverage than America, the land of locked phones and 2 year




Sam Kome
<http://www.motricity.com/> UX Team Member
www.motricity.com <http://www.motricity.com> 
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