“In an interesting turn of events, a product that Apple hasn’t even announced is currently earning more attention in the press than Microsoft’s ultra-hyped, astroturfed, press-blitzed iPod Killer,” Daniel Eran writes for RoughlyDrafted.
“In fact, Apple’s still unannounced iPhone has rocketed the company’s market valuation to an all time high, meaning that Apple has made more from silence than Microsoft has earned in actual sales of its new player,” Eran writes.
“After Apple’s stock price surged to a new record high, it then retreated on further rumors that the iPhone might be delayed, only to again recover the next day. With that kind of wild publicity power, its no wonder that Apple has been biting its tongue,” Eran writes.
Eran writes, “Unfortunately, Apple’s silence leaves the iPhone-curious stuck with the writings of pundits, many of whom are bitter that Apple has repeatedly proven them wrong in their prognostications of imminent Apple woe.”
CNET’s Michael Kanellos for example…
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