By Michael V. Copeland
LAS VEGAS -- The quiet here in a booth sponsored by Dell is at odds with the pandemonium all around at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Four plywood lounge chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames sit on a dark floor made of some obviously recycled material. In one chair , a guy with headphones covering most of his head quietly taps on a laptop. Squares of MORETodd Woody - Jan 8, 2008 1:02 AM ET
"You'll have it next year."
That was AT&T (T) chairman Randall Stephenson's answer to a question yesterday about when Apple (AAPL) will introduce an iPhone that runs on a faster, third generation wireless network rather than AT&T's 2.5G EDGE network, according to an overnight report.
The remark was made at a meeting of the Churchill Club in Santa Clara, Calif., and seemed to offer slightly more hope of a speedy delivery than MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 29, 2007 8:26 AM ET
Steve Jobs must have known this was in the works.
Asked again last month why he hadn't built a 3G iPhone, Apple's (AAPL) CEO replied that he was waiting for a chipset that would allow him to deliver 3G speeds with something close to the eight hour talk time the slower EDGE-based iPhone gets now. "Hopefully we'll see that late next year," he said.
He may not have to wait that long. MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 16, 2007 8:39 AM ET
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