Regarding Walt Mossberg’s ‘3G iPhone in 60 Days’ Comment

I have no idea why so many Mac and gadget writers jumped all over Mossberg’s off-hand prediction that Apple is set to release a 3G iPhone in the next 60 days. I guess the idea is that Mossberg is so juiced in that he knows deep, dark Apple secrets. Guess what, when he does know a secret from Apple, he’s under NDA.

Mossberg’s the same guy who claimed in July last year that Apple would release an iPhone update with Flash support “within the next couple of months”.

Update: Regarding my “I have no idea why…” question, reader S. Ben Melhuish writes: “This one’s easy — it’s because so many Mac and gadget writers want it to be true.” That sounds about right.

Tuesday, 8 April 2008