Top 5 reasons <i>not</i> to buy the iPhone 4

Yeah, God probably carries one. But you'll be forgiven -- and happy -- if you carry something else.

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Buying an iPhone 4 is sort of like a muscle twitch: It doesn't take any conscious thought. There's even a hugely popular YouTube video that skewers the default mentality around buying Apple's smartphone. But you will suffer some derision if you buy something else, that's why I'm here to give you 5 solid reasons to tell those who jeer to shove it. Nicely, of course.

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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