Editor’s note: View the original article at InmanNext: "Thoughts on Apple’s iPhone 4S Announcement [Opinion]"

Like millions of other geeks, I tuned in to the liveblog coverage of Apple

Editor’s note: View the original article at InmanNext: "Thoughts on Apple’s iPhone 4S Announcement [Opinion]"

Like millions of other geeks, I tuned in to the liveblog coverage of Apple’s iPhone event. I watched the event in its entirety and I have to say I’m pretty excited by what I saw.

Let’s get a few objections out of the way first, though:

Seems like we’ve been waiting for a while…

For all its secrecy, Apple is a pretty predictable company. New iPads get announced in January, and ship in spring. Laptop hardware gets refreshed early summer, in time for the back-to-school sales. A new iPhone has normally been released in that window too — but this year the announcement was pushed back to fall, to an event that’s normally reserved for the iPod.

This delay caused a frenzy of speculation over what was to come. I think there’s a simple reason why the new iPhone was later than usual.

Read the complete article at InmanNext.

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