At least two women I spoke to last week said that they love the iPhone and wanted to upgrade to one ..
In contrast, I am not a fan of the iPhone .. and actually not very a fan of visual/ touch interfaces etc per-se
I suspect I am not the typical user of devices and appliances.
For instance, I started developing on Unix and never even got comfortable with Windows .. i,e. Graphical user interfaces ..
I kept going back to command line prompts since it was faster to work that way and in the times I worked as an Oracle DBA, this was cool i.e. I never really needed to work with the visual elements
So, what I am asking is:
a) Is there a male/female usage difference for the iPhone?
b) Perhaps there is a place for the anti-iPhone i.e. a complex phone driven by simple textual commands(think ‘vi’, ‘shell scripting’ etc here) – and I hope that there may be at least some people will relate to this
The two topics are not related .. i.e. women may well be users of the proposed anti-iphone .. but these are more random thoughts in my own mind