With its new front-facing camera, the iPhone 4 brings videoconferencing to the masses. The idea is compelling. Those heartrending, fancy demo videos of FaceTime, Apple's application that goes with that camera, make it look like something out of a sci-fi movie. And you know what? It feels like that.
As the iPhone 4 heads out the door, the complaints start rolling in. Let's see which ones are real and which ones aren't. We have an iPhone 4 right here, so we'll test each specific gripe, using our first-hand experience to determine which ones should concern you the most, and which ones you can immediately discount.
You've undoubtedly heard a lot of the hype about iPhone 4, but now that we have one in our hands, we'll tell you the most important reason why it's worth it to buy one. It's a reason that's immediately obvious to everyone who first holds this trinket in their hands. We showed it to quite a few people already, and the routine is exactly the same: They pick it up, I say please don't drop it, and what do you think is the first thing they notice?