redletterdave writes: "In May, Apple CEO Tim Cook attended the AllThingsD Conference and promised fans that Apple would do better at plugging its leaks. Two months later, Apple's product pipeline couldn't be more transparent. Photos of iPhone and iPad components are constantly springing up, and we even know details about the specifications and features of these future devices. With the ubiquity of smartphones and the Internet, will Apple ever truly surprise us with a left-field product ever again?"
... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage
from beginning to end.
-- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"