Jon Stewart: Long national iPhone nightmare is over

The Daily Show led off Tuesday night's episode with a segment during which host Jon Stewart celebrated the "Freedom!!!" now being offered Apple iPhone users who want to switch from AT&T's network to Verizon's.

"For the past three or four years, those of us in the iPhone community have sacrificed one thing for the ability to carry around every photograph we've ever taken… or song we've ever listened to, or home video, or compass," Stewart said. "We have sacrificed the ability to make phone calls. For years! Struggling with the world's most popular, almost phone… Well, our long national nightmare may soon be over," Steward said, then flipped to a clip of Verizon President Lowell McAdam announcing that the . 

Sidekick John Oliver went on to interview disgruntled AT&T iPhone customers/"technology hostages" on what he dubbed "VZ Day."


Last year, Stewart took a whack at Apple for its Big Brotherish behavior in the wake of the . 

Stewart this time around made a show of passing along his current iPhone to fellow Comedy Central host .