Lost in all the hype--and some would say disappointment--over the announcement of Apple's new iPhone 4S is one question: at whom is the new device aimed?
To be sure, it offers a nice set of features that make it a significant step up from the iPhone 4: Siri voice controls, an 8-megapixel camera, a faster dual-core A5 CPU processor, an 8-megapixel camera, and HSPA+ support. It's also a dual-mode world phone, and the new 4S has a new antenna that may improve call quality.
To be sure, with the 4S, Apple is going after iPhone 3G and 3GS owners, as well as those who have never bought one of its smartphones. But one question worth asking is, are those features enough to convince iPhone 4 owners to upgrade? … Read more