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Rene Ritchie
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Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

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  • Fairly new to the iPhone 5S, always used and still do the latest and greatest Android devices. Saying that I feel the new iPhone doesn't need to change it's size looks, I think it is the best made and looking device to date. Don't understand why the media is always pushing to change the size or a proven winner. Coming from using screens that are much larger I find the 5S very comfortable to use. I do think they could loosen up on other features like adding swipe keyboard. Looking at some of the great tweaks available if you jailbreak the iphone I just don't understand the reasons for not applying these great tweaks to the stock iphone 5. That has been the only complaint I and other new users have with this device. I haven't jailbroke my iPhone 5S yet but over the next few days I will, I just can not see any reasons not to.
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    Vinny
  • I agree with you, The size of the iPhone is right in the sweet spot of portable convenience and usable functionality for a smart phone.
    Adding additional screen sizes just complicates Apple's device ecosystem. There is greater appreciation of the diversity if iOS devices actually offering something different from each other by a discernible measure. Instead of having a ton of devices that are only 1 inch difference in size from each other. Sent from the iMore App
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