Apple's uncanny iPhone event

On the growing gap between style and substance. PLUS: More Facebook fallout

It can be hard to remember now, but for many years the release of a new phone was not considered headline news. Palm Pilots, BlackBerries and Razrs all came and went without so much as a mention on the front pages of our national newspapers. The technologies were popular, at least by the standards of their time, but to the extent they w…

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