So, I've been thinking about getting an IPhone or a Tilt. I went down to the AT&T store yesterday. It was the first time ever that I was in a phone store that didn't have a zillion people in it. I was left alone with the IPhone for 45 minutes . What a great interface and device - but more on that later. It came as a bit of surprise to me when I browsed to the LimberTech website and tried navigating around using the menu. I never thought about it before but mouseover's won't work on a touch screen type of interface because when you press your finger on the menu item, it means to select it. There is no notion of hovering over a link. I'm not sure there is a way to do a popup menu'ing system on the IPhone. I'll have to do a bit of research to figure that one out.
I almost walked out with an IPhone. I had my credit card out and they had brought a box up from the back. However, I came to an abrupt halt when I found out there was no way to use the phone as a modem for the laptop. I just took for granted that you would be able to hook the phone to the computer and use the EDGE network for data access. But the salesperson said that you couldn't do that because the IPhone "wasn't a true PDA". So I had them put the IPhone back and went to look at the Tilt.
The Tilt certainly didn't wow me like the IPhone did. But I was still blown away by the device. While the interface isn't anywhere near as tight/nice as the IPhone, it seems like the features might be a better match for me - re: Outlook integration and better support for IE.