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10 years of iPhone. Who’d have thunk it? From humble beginnings as a way to one-up Microsoft’s tablet business, the iPhone has had a lasting impacting on the mobile and computer industries, turning us into mindless swiping and tapping zombies along the way.
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In this second episode of the Gearhead podcast, Wired‘s Jeremy White and Ars Technica’s Mark Walton are joined by Liat Clark from Wired and Leander Kahney from Cult of Mac to discuss the history of the iPhone and whether it really is the device that changed everything. Kahney, a former Wired alumni, was actually at the launch event for the very first iPhone, and gives us the lowdown on what it was like to be there to witness the unveiling of the “Jesus phone.”
Apple also had itself a WWDC in June, launching such products as the HomePod, ARKit, and a new iPad Pro.
It even unveiled a new iMac in the form of the uber pimped, uber quick iMac Pro.
And just to make things interesting, there’s even a surprise Apple quiz to test the technological knowledge of the Wired editors.
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