iPhone 3G: 1 Million Sold

ScreenshotWell, that didn’t take long. Despite the activation hassles, despite the cost, Apple had a phenomenally successful opening weekend for the iPhone 3G: by Sunday, over 1 million of them had been sold. That’s a lot of phones – and perhaps more than phones: Om Malik argues on our parent GigaOm that the device is important enough to drive broadband demand.

Like our readers, we’re a diverse bunch here at WWD. Some of our staff are already on the iPhone bandwagon, some are happy with other devices, some do 99% of their web work from a fixed location. We’ll continue to bring you iPhone news when it makes sense for web workers, but we’ll also continue to recognize that plenty of web work gets done with other mobile devices, laptops, and plain old desktop computers.