I’m starting to think Steve Jobs is getting a real kick out of replying to random customers’ emails and watching the blogosphere go nuts over it. The Apple CEO has now apparently replied to a user’s question about future support for the first-gen iPhone (2G), MacStories reports.
The customer, an unidentified German that goes by the name ‘Niko’, sent Jobs the following email over the weekend:
Is Apple supporting/updating the iPhone 2G in the Future?
Sent from my iPhone
To which Jobs, in his usual style, responded:
Sent from my iPhone
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So there you have it folks – better upgrade your phone. Even if this turns out to be a hoax.
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