Due to by blog post yesterday, I was contacted by an Apple “representative” today. Apparently in my attempt to create conversation about the perceived relevance of technology in church outreach to young 20-somethings…I have also created quite a crap-storm in the technology blogosphere.
According to Apple some of the “perceptions” of the people I polled about the capabilities of the iPhone are off. I explained that most of my data was received before the commercials started running on television and before Steve Jobs made his presentation Monday. I also explained that I was only listing the iPhone flaws as they were perceived by the folks I polled. I then asked fo a clarfication as to which “capability” I was off on. The rep said “secrecy” would prevent him from addressing a specific area at this time.
Let’ see…I’m wrong about one of the areas I wrote about concerning the iPhone…but they can’t actually tell me which one because it;s too top secret to discuss. Holy crap, the stuff being tested at Area 51 isn’t as secure as this stupid cell phone.
However, being the fair man I am…I stated that I would be willing to take down the iPhone posting from my blog if Apple could immediately prove me wrong. I asked them to either:
A. Send me an iPhone pronto so I could “speak with authority” about anything I was wrong about in my blog post. That only seems fair…right? 🙂
B. Give one immediately to Engadget so they can dispell all of the rumors and half-truths out there about the iPhone.
Needless to say, the Apple rep declined on both.
Since they can’t tell me where I was wrong…and they can’t prove me wrong…at this point Im not changing one word of my post. Either they are full of crap or I am…we’ll just have to wait until 6:00 PM on June 29th to see which one. 🙂