New images + video show comparison between early Fadell and Forstall iPhone prototypes

New images + video show comparison between early Fadell and Forstall iPhone prototypes Last week we shared a look at the click wheel-inspired iPhone interface that ended up being scrapped in favor of iOS. Now, Sonny Dickson has shared a video and gallery of images comparing two early prototypes of the iPhone: Tony Fadell’s P1 project and …

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Apple is an American multinational technology company headquarter at Cupertino, California. The company designs, develops and sells consumer electronics, computers and online services. IPhone is the signature product by apple. Through this product …


Watch Steve Jobs unveil the first iPhone – his greatest performance ever

The iPhone – the device that redefined the mobile phone and made Apple the world’s most valuable company – was unveiled on this day 10 years ago. So every other flagship smartphone that came along was dubbed the iPhone killer. It’s been a whole …

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Can Apple’s Tim Cook Hold a Candle to Steve Jobs?

On the tenth anniversary of Jobs’ masterful unveiling of Apple’s revolutionary iPhone, we look at how his successor stacks up. Rachel Aldrich. Follow. Jan 11, 2017 3:49 PM EST. Get TheStreet Quant Ratings’ exclusive 5-page report for (AAPL) – FREE.

That Time Steve Ballmer Laughed at the iPhone

Once upon a time, a Microsoft CEO thought Apple was making a big mistake on a device it called the iPhone. And then Apple laughed. In an interview with the BBC on Monday commemorating the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, Tony Fadell, one of the early …


Now That The iPhone Is 10, It’s Time For Apple To Kill It

Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up an Apple iPhone at the MacWorld Conference in San Francisco on Jan. 9, 2007. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). Joi Ito is the director of the “Media Lab” at MIT – a place where brilliant creatives come together to grope around …


Tony Fadell talks early work on iPhone, says he almost lost a prototype at an airport

Tony Fadell, better known as the “iPod godfather” has shared some of his stories from working on the original iPhone, including the time he almost lost a prototype at an airport. Via BBC, Fadell says that he was traveling with the iPhone when he (blog)

iPhone 8: Tim Cook Says The Best iPhone Is Yet To Come

Tim Cook has said that the “best” of the iPhone is still yet to come, as Apple celebrates its 10th birthday. The first phone was introduced on 9 January 2007 at a Macworld event in San Francisco, by Steve Jobs. “iPhone is an essential part of our


Some Bad News for Apple Inc.

In the fall of 2016, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) introduced its next-generation iPhones, branded iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. These phones included a number of significant enhancements, such as more colorful and color-accurate displays, faster processors, …

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The iPhone could have been very different

Apple’s decision to give the iPhone a touchscreen was a bold and controversial one at the time. In an era where Blackberry was thriving with its keyboard phones, the idea of removing them entirely seemed baffling. History shows that Apple made the


The iPhone came close to having this terrible user interface

Steve Jobs ultimately picked the full-blown touchscreen interface (right) instead of an iPod-based UI (left) for the iPhone. Image: screenshot: sonny dickson/youtube · 2016%2f09%2f15%2f9c%2fhttpsd2mhye01h4nj2n.cloudfront.netmediazgkymde1lzaz.a0161 …


Tony Fadell shares new details on the birth of Apple’s iPhone

We’ve learned a lot more about the iPhone as it celebrates its tenth anniversary this week, blogger Sonny Dickson shared some interesting details about the two main prototypes for the iPhone user interface. This morning, ex-Appler Tony Fadell has taken


New video shows iPhone prototypes going head-to-head

Apple calls iOS “the world’s most advanced mobile operating system,” but it was almost the world’s worst. Before deciding on the icon-based user interface we know and love today, Apple designed an awful prototype UI that was based on the iPod’s

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A message to the iPhone, on its 10-year anniversary

Thinking back to a less-distracted time, when “apps” just meant hummus, pita and olives. Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the first iPhone on Jan. 9, 2007, at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco. (TONY AVELAR / AFP/GETTY IMAGES file photo).

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A decade later, here is my original iPhone review

I wrote in my original review that Apple had delivered a “prodigy–a slender fashion phone, a slick iPod, and an Internet experience unlike any before it on a mobile handset.” It was, I said, not perfect, but “worthy of the hype.” And what hype there was.


See the iPhone’s early user interface in action, virtual click wheel and all

The first iPhone was officially announced ten years ago this week, and the anniversary is generating a lot of nostalgia-fueled retrospectives and is unearthing interesting artifacts. Case in point, the video embedded above by sometimes-reliable Apple

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Watch Apple’s early, ugly iOS prototype in action

When Apple first announced the iPhone, 10 years ago this week, it showed off a device with now-familiar app icons and a natural touchscreen interface. But that wasn’t always the plan — internally, Apple had different teams competing on different

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Tony Fadell’s iPhone P1 Prototype vs. Scott Forstall’s iPhone P2 Prototype [Video]

Check out this video comparison posted by Sonny Disckson of two early iPhone prototypes, one by Tony Fadell’s team and another by Scott Forstall’s team. Back in the beginning, there were two iPhone projects, the P1 and P2. Tony Fadell had the clout of …


[Event-ually Speaking] Macworld, January 9, 2007: The Steve Jobs Masterclass

As the world marks ten years of the unveiling of the iPhone, Nimish Dubey takes a trip down the memory lane, with a little help from YouTube. And remembers perhaps the best presentation Steve Jobs ever made that day on January 9, 2007! by: Nimish.

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