5 things Steve Jobs said Apple won't do

5 things Steve Jobs said Apple won't do
There is little doubt that the introduction of the original iPhone in 2007 spearheaded the mobile phone revolution that we are witnessing in real time. That soapy thingy was Steve Jobs' dream about carrying an always-connected Apple computer in your pocket at all times coming to fruition, and it apparently was exactly what users had been waiting for, judging from the winning crusade of smartphones around the globe.

The ability to access the world's information highway on a (relatively) large display, manipulating stuff with your fingers only, did resonate to consumers who always strive for their lives being made easier by technology. For all the visionary thinking that led to the iPhone revolution, Steve Jobs did have some pet ideas that he held a firm belief in, and was weary of doing away with them completely. 

Apple has changed a lot since Tim Cook took over, though, and some of the ideas that Steve Jobs considered a blasphemy at one point, or not even worth discussing, are now a reality, or about to occur. Here are a few things he said won't happen regarding Apple's mobile devices, and they have a chance to, or already did.





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126 Comments

1. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

He's rolling in his grave now.

3. chistoefur

Posts: 103; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

I bet if he were still with us, he would of said to Tim Cook, "Bad Jobs."

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Ba-dum-tiss.

71. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Hate on Steve Jobs all you want but the man is a genius. Without him there wouldn't be any smartphones today.

73. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

What an idiotic and untrue thing to say. That's like saying if Henry Ford hadn't invented the automobile nobody else would've and we'd all still be riding horses and buggies. Also jobs did NOT invent the smartphone, nor was apple first to market (they never are). Do you never tire of being wrong?

84. Mxyzptlk unregistered

First of all kid I didn't say he invented smartphones. Maybe you need to work on your reading comprehension. It's stupid to not acknowledge the iPhone moving smartphones into consumer hands and taking off. If it wasn't for "iPhone Killers" we wouldn't be having smartphones as prominent as we do today. "Do you never tire of being wrong?" Do you never tire of making bad comments?

89. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

"First of all kid I didn't say he invented smartphones. Maybe you need to work on your reading comprehension." No, it was heavily implied by saying "Without him there wouldn't be any smartphones today." So, what exactly were you saying then? Yeah, reading comprehension sure IS hard. This fool doesn't even know WTF he's posting LOL.

122. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol ok kid I'm done taking you serious.

97. AntiFanBoyz unregistered

Invent or not, your entire premise is so flawed it doesn't matter how you interpret it. Without Jobs and Apple we'd still have amazing smart phones today... maybe even better and more innovative.

103. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

We had smartphones before the iPhone, and we would've had smartphones without its existence, but who knows what they would look like? You can crap on Apple all you want, but they played a pivotal role in the smartphone revolution. Mass market players like the Galaxy S were by and large patterned after the iPhone. I think that's why the GS series has sold so well - it looked how a 2010-12 phone should look. Android makes have since vastly improved on the slate smartphone, but Apple definitely broke the mold.

124. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I bet if I said Android you'd be agreeing with me. Hypocrisy senses tingling.

146. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Henry Ford didn't invent the automobile, he invented the affordable automobile. Big difference.

79. robocopvn

Posts: 504; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

the most un-related thing we keep hearing when Steve died.

113. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

And with him the iPhone would still be at a 3.5" screen and there wouldn't be an iPad Mini. Btw, there were smartphones before the iPhone, so to say there wouldn't be any smartphones without Jobs is completely false.

123. Mxyzptlk unregistered

If it wasn't for Jobs setting the bar with the iPhone and resulting in a hit that caused people to start coming up with iPhone killers we wouldn't have a large smartphone environment today. It doesn't matter what any of you say because it's true. Look at past releases and how many phones tried to compete against the iPhone when it first came out. Checkmate.

135. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

But that's not what you said. "Without him there wouldn't be any smartphones today." You didn't say the smartphone market wouldn't be where it is today without Jobs, which is what your reply implied you said in the first place. You said there wouldn't be any smartphones, which implies that there weren't any before it. If you don't want to get flack, maybe say what you actually mean.

137. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

LMFAO, you must be in great shape, all that backpeddaling you do. Just stop, it's embarrassing.

33. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

He won't add a SD CARD SLOT. Won't add more RAM. No removable battery. That's three things

41. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

I'll give credit where credit is due, they do that on purpose so you have to buy a new (and potentially bigger-memoried) one every two or three years. Thank Apple for that "innovation", because most other manufacturers have or are following suit now...

56. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Damn corporateJP, they caught on lol

70. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I never pay much attention to Gadgets comments.

75. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Or good tech, apparently.

86. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Don't be a drone.

92. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

iRony

77. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Nor do I, +1 Mxy.

87. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The other guy with the antiOS name is just as worse.

157. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

But you replied, so you must be paying attention.

45. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

More like rubber-banding in his grave HEEEEEYYOOOOO!

88. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Steve Jobs in his grave is worth more than anything you could ever come up with.

109. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Still prefer woz, you can't say steve would be there he was without Woz..

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