iPhone launches – but not from Apple

by admin December 19, 2006 at 10:05 am

Linksys phone snags oft-rumoured name

Linksys, a division of networking giant Cisco, has unveiled a line of voice over IP phones that will go by the name iPhone.

For many months Apple has been rumoured to be working on a hybrid mobile phone/digital music device with an identical moniker, following the same naming conventions as the company’s popular iPod music player and iMac desktop system.

Although Apple has not announced it will release such a device, Apple enthusiasts, bloggers, journalists and even analysts have been discussing the possibility of morphing the iPod into a mobile phone for some time.

Full story: silicon.com