Happy Birthday, iPhone!

Discussion in 'iPhone 6' started by Rafagon, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. Rafagon

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    The iPhone was introduced by Steve Jobs eight years ago today.

    Here's the keynote from that fateful day:

     
  2. coop1701

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    I did like that keynote... and I loved the way the Engineers had to help him script his demo. Good day in History.
     
  3. JWiPhone

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    I will never forget that day. It was revolutionary. I said to myself, 'Finally, the Internet in your pocket'.
     
  4. ivantwilliams

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    Apple have really turned the smartphone, apps and technology in general, on its head with the release of the first iPhone...
     
  5. silvermoon

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    I was reading in Macword that if Apple is going to keep up with the competition, they need to start thinking of new ideas. It's unfortunate that iOS 8 was not a solid release as everyone hoped it would be. It had the most bugs of any iOS release and the release of iOS 8.1 only fixed a few of the issues. The problem I see is that the only new product in Apple's line-up is the Apple Watch. Please feel free to weigh in.
     
  6. billnye97

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    I just took my original iPhone out to mess with it. I remember waiting 12 hours in line waiting for it. Unbelievably cool once I got it. It's hard to believe that there was no App Store when it was released.
     
  7. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    I remember that as well. I remember being a little embarrassed at being the first one out of the AT&T store with the original iPhone and having the rest of the folks in line applaud me. I just kinda held the bag up, smiled, and got the hell outta there.

    I wasn't used to constant adulation back in 2007 like I am nowadays.
     
  8. Ledsteplin

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    I just watched this for the first time. I wasn't into Apple back in '07. I think I was using a Nokia then. This Keynote is amazing. I wish I had been here at eiC for the unveiling of the first iPhone. It must have been a wild ride here. This was also my first glimpse at the first iPhone. I had seen it in the news, but had never seen it in action. It's also amazing how much it's changed. Watching this has given me a greater appreciation for the device I hold in my hand. And it's not even the newest. I have a question. Who was the first here to say, "Look what I got!".


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
     
  9. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    It was a great day in history, for it brought Napoleon and all of his blessings into the Apple fold.

    Or something like that.
     
  10. bballrob

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    Personally, I held out until the 3GS model. But I have to admit, it made me do a 180 degree flip as far as what I thought of Apple Products.
     
  11. billnye97

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    For me it really got me into the Apple ecosystem. I had an iPod but the hard drive failed on it and I was weary about getting another one. Since the original iPhone my house has slowly transformed into an Apple house. Mac Mini, MacBook, numerous iPads.
     

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