I love my iPod and was headed out to purchase an iPhone until Joe noted that the phone DOES NOT HAVE A REMOVEABLE BATTERY. If the iPhone battery gets weak or dies, you have to send the whole thing back to Apple and pray they get you a new one quickly.
I will stick with my Sidekick. I was the first in Kentucky to have a Sidekick and I am generally an early adopter of technology, but not technology that won't allow you to change batteries.
Read Joe's column. Howard Kurtz referenced it on his Reliable Sources television program on CNN and it is getting a lot of attention.
Joe Nocera's Column on iPhones:
Both are must-reads. Joe is also an avid reader of my column and does not hesitate to tell me what he likes and doesn't like.