John Gruber has posted a nice bit on his Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday’s iPhone 5 and Music Event. Good reporting as always, with a few digs here and there:
What does Apple do when it deems a technology past its expiration date? They abandon it. What do tech writers do when Apple abandons these outdated but ubiquitous technologies? They pitch fits. Happened with the floppy drive. Happened when the original iMac went USB-only. Happened with optical drives. Happens every few years with display adaptors.