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Why forward-thinking hotels really dislike the new iPhone

Excerpt from HotelChatter

Sep 13, 2012 8:01 am

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While the new port size is an annoyance to hotels that have invested in clock radios with iPod/iPhone docks, many of them already have in-jacks to appease travelers who use other devices.

— Jason Clampet

Free Report: The Changing Business of Extended-Stay Hotels

In case you didn’t hear, Apple’s new iPhone 5 was revealed yesterday at a media event in San Francisco (so in case you were trying to book a cheap room there this week, and couldn’t find one, that’s why). Sadly, it left a lot to be desired, with some tech reviewers going so far as to call it “ho hum.”

So what does this have to do with hotels? Kind of a lot.

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