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      01-09-2007, 07:31 PM   #1
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Will iPhone tech make iDrive seem primitive by comparison?

I have never had any major complaints with the iDrive system, other than the slow response time of the menus. Touch screens are also fine, but do we want everyone's fingerprints on our monitors?

I saw a preview of Apple's new iPhone, which is buttonless, and cannot help but wonder if its intuitive control might be a model that others would emulate for their hardware.
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Will iPhone tech make iDrive seem primitive by comparison?
It's a different interface for a different purpose.

One example: although the immediate result of the intro was a decline in Palm and RIM stock, the iPhone is not serious competition for the corporate e-mail market, which is where these 2 companies live. The interface is all wrong for that.
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