I’m betting on my own ability to prevent iPhone catastrophes. As long as I don't bust my phone more than once every few years, that gamble will continue to pay off.
A device as expensive as the iPhone X serves as a negative status symbol among our friends and family.
The "Apple access economy" incentivizes problematic journalism.
Some future iPhone will inevitably ditch all ports and buttons, leaving only the screen accessible to the end user. It will be beautiful, glossy—and permanently sealed
Anecdotally, buying the X felt no different than previous iPhone preorder nights. In fact, it might have been the easiest preorder purchase I've ever made.