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The author recounts the release of the iPhone 17 years ago and compares it to Apple's new virtual reality headset, the Vision Pro. The author shares their experience using the Vision Pro and expresses their skepticism about its value.
About 17 years ago, Steve Jobs took the stage at a San Francisco convention center and said he was introducing three products: an iPod, a phone and an internet browser. These are not three separate devices, he said. This is one device, and we are calling it iPhone.
The author purchased a Vision Pro and found it to be expensive, with additional costs for accessories. After using the headset for five days, the author is not convinced that it provides significant value to users.
After using the headset for about five days, I'm unconvinced that people will get much value from it.