Dave Winer: "Look, all the other people reviewing the iPhone are gushing. I just don't have that in me, at least at the beginning."
Joe Nocera (behind the NYT paywall): "Did Apple really expect people to mail their iPhones to Apple HQ and wait for the company to return it with a new battery? It was bad enough that the company did that with the iPod — but a cellphone?...there is no such thing as a straightforward answer. There is only spin...'It is about assured obsolescence,' said Rob Enderle of the Enderle Group..."
And Jezebel visits an iPhone line in New York: "They were all, of course, looking to sell their iPhones on eBay."