Quick: What's on your iPhone 5 wish list? A bigger screen? 4G connectivity? Better battery life?
Phbbblltt. Those are no-brainers. What I really want is an iPhone that can stretch to meet my every need -- and I don't mean that figuratively.
To see what I'm talking about, check out this iPhone 5 concept video. It starts off with a few conventional improvements, then segues into features that are bit more pie-in-the-sky -- most notably around the 0:55 mark. Have a look:
How awesome would that be? Mostly I'm just impressed by the quality of the video, which looks less like a static, CG-powered simulation and more like someone playing with actual hardware.
What do you think? Is there anything here that might actually come to fruition? I think some kind of wireless-charging solution is long overdue, but I'm not seeing much value in a fingerprint scanner. As for the rest, well, I'm afraid that's just a pipe dream -- at least until someone invents liquid glass.
While we're on the subject, check out Scott Stein's iPhone 5 wish list, which is a bit more down-to-earth.
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