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Rumor: Apple patent points to "iPhone nano?"

Now this is interesting. Apple applied for a patent today that depicts an iPod-looking device with a simple clickwheel that displays numbers...much like an old rotary phone. Could it be a low-cost sibling for the iPhone?

This is all speculation, of course, but Apple does offer both a high end and a low end iPod; would a basic companion to the iPhone not make sense? Some users just want to make and receive calls, and couldn't be bothered with all that hoity-toity "internet" stuff.

Thanks, Chris!

[Via Gizmodo]

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Now this is interesting. Apple applied for a patent today that depicts an iPod-looking device with a simple clickwheel that displays...