Earlier today we questioned the validity of Sajid Farooq’s report for NBC Bay Area that claimed that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had “ditched the iPhone for Google’s Nexus One.”
That did not ring true to us, so we wondered, “Did Woz really ‘ditch'” his iPhone. Nowhere can we find Woz saying such a thing. More likely, did the gadget-obsessed Woz simply picked up a Nexus One to try out and, barely one day into it, hadn’t yet realized its numerous shortcomings?” We suspected “more ginned up half-truths” and explained our belief that “typically, at any given time, Woz has more gadgets on him than most of us have ever owned.”
Besides just questioning Farooq’s report, we also did the next logical thing and questioned Steve Wozniak’s Executive Assistant, Julie Roebuck.
Via email, Ms. Roebuck told MacDailyNews, “Steve is simply trying out a Nexus One, but does still use the iPhone (he carries multiple cell phones).”
“Steve is extremely passionate about gadgets and new technology,” Roebuck said. “He loves to try out new products so he can compare them to others on the market and be able to speak first hand about each one when asked.”
See how easy that was, Sajid?
As we said this morning, “It’s no wonder local TV is dying.”