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Mossberg On iPhone: “Breakthrough Handheld Computer”; AT&T, “Major Drawback”; Some Missing Features

The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg and assistant Katherine Boehret have just released a detailed review based on two weeks of iPhone use in multiple scenarios across the U.S. The upshot: not too surprisingly given Mossberg’s earlier reviews of iPod and other recent Apple introductions, they like it — “on balance.” The full quote: “Our verdict is that, despite some flaws and feature omissions, the iPhone is, on balance, a beautiful and breakthrough handheld computer.”

The review concludes: “Expectations for the iPhone have been so high that it can