Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Ten years ago this week—on June 29, 2007—many waited (in line or online) for the first iPhone’s formal release.
This week as the device turns 10, we’re examining its impact and revisiting the phone that changed it all. As such, we wanted to resurface this trip down iPhone review memory lane.
This piece first ran on January 9, 2017 (ten years after Steve Jobs first unveiled his now signature product to the world).
Ten years ago, Steve Jobs hopped onstage at the 2007 MacWorld conference and announced a much-anticipated product that would come to totally eclipse the Mac.
It was an iPod, a phone, and an Internet device.
It was the first iPhone, and whether you like Apple and its products or not, it drastically altered the face of computing.
Apple stopped attending MacWorld in 2009 (the conference ended entirely in 2015) and Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, but the iPhone is still here and so are we. We’ve reviewed every single iPhone that Apple has released, and as we did when the iPad turned five, we’ll walk down memory lane with both the benefit of hindsight and the stuff we thought at the time.
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