from the shiny-things-to-hold-and-talk-to dept.
donkeyDevil writes: "Following the rule of 'i before e except before P,' rumors of an iPhone resurface in the New York Times (registration required).
The evidence: OS features, foiled acquisition attempts, PIXO relations, and the genius of Steven P. Jobs.
Unmentioned, Apple's tried phones before. PIE produced a nifty desktop phone design, Apple Europe produced some nice telephone-computer integration software."
"The number of Unix installations has grown to 10, with more expected."
-- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June, 1972