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Ballmer: I was wrong about the iPhone

Ballmer: I was wrong about the iPhone

posted: 07 Nov 2016, 13:02

Back in 2007, after Steve Jobs introduced the Apple iPhone, then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was asked what he thought of the device. The first comments he made were to mock the pricing of the handset. He also said that the phone wouldn't appeal to business...

Do you recall when the Samsung Instinct challenged the Apple iPhone in these ads?

Do you recall when the Samsung Instinct challenged the Apple iPhone in these ads?

posted: 05 Jun 2016, 10:21

In the Winter of 2007, once it became apparent that the Apple iPhone was a hit, carriers like Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile were desperate to have an iPhone challenger with a touch-screen in their lineup....

Video speed test compares all Apple iPhone models

Video speed test compares all Apple iPhone models

posted: 09 May 2016, 22:29

It seems hard to believe, but next January 9th will be the ten-year anniversary of the unveiling of the Apple iPhone. Think about all of the changes that have taken place in the industry over that decade. There certainly was a lot to look...

A retrospective: here's how the Apple iPhone evolved over the past 8 years

A retrospective: here's how the Apple iPhone evolved over the past 8 years

posted: 08 Sep 2015, 08:49

On January 9, 2007, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs made a historical product announcement. The device he introduced to the world was a revolutionary new phone, a widescreen iPod with touch controls, and a powerful...

Watch Steve Jobs accurately predict the future of the iPhone on the day it was unveiled in 2007

Watch Steve Jobs accurately predict the future of the iPhone on the day it was unveiled in 2007

posted: 05 Sep 2015, 00:20

Back on January 9th, 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the Apple iPhone and the mobile world was never the same again. That afternoon, Jobs was interviewed by financial network CNBC...

Leaked internal document reveals that some iPhone models will no longer get support from Apple

Leaked internal document reveals that some iPhone models will no longer get support from Apple

posted: 15 May 2015, 18:06

An internal Apple document sent out to Apple Stores and authorized Apple resellers, states that certain iPhone models will be considered "vintage or obsolete" in the U.S., Canada, Europe,...

Steve Jobs unveiled the original Apple iPhone exactly 8 years ago today, history was made

Steve Jobs unveiled the original Apple iPhone exactly 8 years ago today, history was made

posted: 09 Jan 2015, 15:37

We can't talk about smartphones without mentioning the Apple iPhone, the "godfather" of an era. Hate it or love it, regardless if you are an Android devotee, a Samsung fan, swear by Windows...

This infographic explores the early years of smartphones and the rise of the iPhone

This infographic explores the early years of smartphones and the rise of the iPhone

posted: 03 Oct 2014, 05:54

Imagine a world without smartphones. Go on, we'll wait. Now remember the first time you grasped such a device in your hand and try to reminisce of the feelings that you experienced at that point. While...

Which is your favorite iPhone design?

Which is your favorite iPhone design?

posted: 25 Sep 2014, 08:57

The iPhone series went through a series of redesigns during the years, most of which considered cutting-edge and beyond lovely by not only Apple fans, but smartphone aficionados in general...

Watch as all Apple iPhone models face each other in a speed test

Watch as all Apple iPhone models face each other in a speed test

posted: 21 Sep 2014, 21:52

We know that the new Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus are the biggest and fastest iPhones, but wouldn't it be interesting to see all of the iPhone models battle in a speed test? Who knows, there just might be a surprise...

Here is how the iPhone was imagined before there was an iPhone

Here is how the iPhone was imagined before there was an iPhone

posted: 18 Sep 2014, 04:20

A day before the iPhone 6 release date, we go back in history to show you what people imagined the first iPhone was going to look like. You'll be surprised how wrong they were...

The iPhone evolution: here's how Apple's iconic smartphone improved over the past 7 years

The iPhone evolution: here's how Apple's iconic smartphone improved over the past 7 years

posted: 09 Sep 2014, 20:13

Can you believe that more than seven years have passed since Steve Jobs announced the very first iPhone? Yup, and it has been quite a ride for the company and industry since then! The iPhone...

Judge Koh rules that Apple cannot force Samsung to reimburse it $16 million for legal fees

Judge Koh rules that Apple cannot force Samsung to reimburse it $16 million for legal fees

posted: 21 Aug 2014, 13:06

Judge Lucy Koh is back in the news. Koh, who presided over both Apple-Samsung patent trials, turned down Apple's request to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung. With a quick...

Did you know that the codename for the original iPhone was 'Purple'?

Did you know that the codename for the original iPhone was 'Purple'?

posted: 06 Jul 2014, 10:16

The launch of the original Apple iPhone in 2007 shook the industry and changed the face of the smartphones. While technically ‘smartphones’ did exist long before, it was not until the iPhone…

This remix of the classic iPhone ringtone makes it sound really cool

This remix of the classic iPhone ringtone makes it sound really cool

posted: 21 May 2014, 05:06

Remember the classic iPhone marimba ringtone? There was a certain period of time when it seemed that you’d hear it dozens of times every day…

Senior Apple engineer Greg Christie speaks of the iPhone's origins

Senior Apple engineer Greg Christie speaks of the iPhone's origins

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 10:21

Just a week before Judge Lucy Koh hits the sound block with her gavel and gives a start to the second patent lawsuit between Samsung and Apple, a rather curios portion of information emerged from Cupertino. Greg Christie,...

Apple sells its 500 millionth Apple iPhone

Apple sells its 500 millionth Apple iPhone

posted: 25 Mar 2014, 10:27

Edward Snyder, an analyst at Charter Equity Research, told the New York Times in March 2008 that Apple would have a hard time reaching Steve Jobs' goal of selling 10 million of his new-fangled iPhone device in 2008. Snyder pointed out that Nokia...

The crazy story of how one man pitched an iPhone to... Steve Jobs, and how he got exclusive rights to it

The crazy story of how one man pitched an iPhone to... Steve Jobs, and how he got exclusive rights to it

posted: 13 Mar 2014, 05:53

It’s clear now that the Apple iPhone brought a revolution to mobile technology when it launched in 2007, but this was not immediately clear at the time…

Original iPhone engineer apologizes to users, saying it was only

Original iPhone engineer apologizes to users, saying it was only "an OK phone"

posted: 26 Feb 2014, 12:27

Hindsight may be 20/20, and apparently in the past 7 years, Bob Borchers, who was part of the original iPhone team at Apple, has come to realize that Apple had its priorities backwards when designing the...

Apple sat between P&G and FedEx at Glassdoor's Employees’ Choice Awards 2014

Apple sat between P&G and FedEx at Glassdoor's Employees’ Choice Awards 2014

posted: 11 Dec 2013, 08:08

It seems Apple has gotten a little less love from its employees in 2013, as the company has fallen one spot down from the 34th to the 35th place in Glassdoor's lineup...

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