After the tedious application of heat gun and pliers to loosen the metal cage affixed to the iPhone’s back case, we found a surprising sequence of numbers and letters. Some short, some longer, and all at various angles and orientations. As marks, they were meaningless. But the marking, itself, surely had meaning.
I recently came across an interesting post Andrew James Myers produced as part of his participation in Henry Jenkin’s PhD seminar on Public Intellectuals. Myers writes about the visual representations Apple deploys to narrate that consummate object of modern consumption, the iPhone. As Myers writes: Apple’s recent release of two new iPhone models — the […]