Here's why iPhones and iPads are always showing 9:41 a.m. in Apple's ads

Ever wondered why on Apple's ads or official renders the clocks of the devices shown always seem stuck at 9:41am? Well, that mystery is finally solved. It turns out that the ads used to show iPhones clocking it at 9:42am, as that's the precise timing when the first one took the stage in 2007. 

When the first iPad hit the airwaves, however, Steve Jobs' timing was a minute earlier, and all promo material clocks were set to the unveiling of the next trendsetting product happily thereafter. Whew, we can finally move on with life. As previously explained by Scott Forstall himself:

source: Quora via TheAtlantic


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