Apple's iPhone 5: a few hits and a big miss

The iPhone 5’s lack of support for NFC and a retrogressive redesign of iPod nano highlights how Apple is losing its hunger for innovation.

Apple’s iPhone 5 launch was a tightly scripted affair and was so similar to those of Microsoft’s, Nokia’s and Google’s that it is hard to tell what is more disappointing. The fact that Apple can’t be bothered to alter the format or that there wasn’t a slither of novelty in what was announced.


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