Tuesday, January 10, 2017

What Did People Think About The First iPhone?


What Did People Think About The First iPhone?

Dan Fallon


Welcome to Browser History, where we dig deep into the (relatively recent) past to see what people initially thought about the gadgets and services that rule our lives now. While the success of these products now seems inevitable, the past is littered with failures and near-misses — here's what people were saying early on about the ones that hit the big.

Apple announced its first iPhone ten years ago, on January 9, 2007. En route to world domination, the iPhone has undergone several upgrades — the latest edition, the 6S, was released a couple weeks ago — but we're curious about what people had to say about the OG device, the one that started it all.