I think this image from iLounge showing the last three docks for Apple media players — iPods, the iPod EDGE, and the new iPhone 3G — is a concise indicator of where Apple's industrial design is going. Less basic geometric shapes, more soft arcs.
Apple iPhone 3G Dock [iLounge]
P.S. A full week in and I still don't have a 3G, Brownlee. How do you like them apples?