William Shatner introduces Steve Wozniak at Comic Con as the inventor of the iPhone

William Shatner introduces Steve Wozniak at Comic Con as the inventor of the iPhone
Imagine what William Shatner might do to the person who approaches him and asks him how it felt to play Spock all of those years. We would imagine that the actor might be more than a little peeved to be confused with Leonard Nimoy. So imagine how Steve Wozniak felt yesterday when he was introduced at a Q&A at Comic Con by an actor who he was a long-time fan of, as the inventor of the iPhone. Uh, that's the wrong Steve Mr. Shatner.

This took place Friday in San Jose at what was billed as the first Comic Con in Silicon Valley. And while the Woz had left Apple well before the Apple iPhone was introduced in 2007, he did create the fully assembled circuit board that became the Apple I. According to Apple lore, Wozniak did not fully grasp the possible ramifications of what his genius had created. It was his friend and partner Steve Jobs who felt that the pair could make some serious money out of the creation.

Despite the faux pas from Shatner, the two ended up enthralling those who were in attendance. During one interesting exchange, the Woz revealed that when he was a kid, he had Shatner's unlisted phone number.

Check out some of the exchange between Shatner and Wozniak by clicking on the video below.



source: LAExplorer via CNET

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54 Comments

11. Subie

Posts: 2367; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Just love how none of the comments (especially the trolling ones) above have anything to do with Wozniak or Shatner LOL.

14. Colonel-Moris

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Neither has yours. Welcome to the trollclub. LOL

16. Subie

Posts: 2367; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

The article is about Wozniak and Shatner, of which both are mentioned in post 11. After reading post 4 I can understand why you attacked me.

17. Colonel-Moris

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

No you're not a 'victim' of an "attack." You received a very warm welcome :)

18. Adreno

Posts: 755; Member since: Mar 12, 2016

Wozniak did not get all the spotlight he deserved at Apple. Jobs took everything.

26. S-R-K

Posts: 304; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

There is not a single trolling comment on here. Is it so hard for you to confront the truth? I understand it's beyond to accept the reality ...

39. AppleVersusAndroid unregistered

A majority of the comments pertaining to Apple are from immature fans of Android who have an uncanny compulsion to express their misguided hatred for a piece of technology they have never owned.

45. S-R-K

Posts: 304; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

Outdated restricted prisoned halfbaked OS. Really. Then again look at the company whose making these. Apple. Wow. They have billions in the bank. Instead of investing on R&D, they waste thier money on patenting stuff which does not belong to them. They are monopolistic scums.

47. S-R-K

Posts: 304; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

Immature. Lmfao. You mean the wise. And you the biggest iFanatic I've seen. Dam even the truth doesn't enlighten you. Ignoring reality. It's very hard for fanatics to gob the truth from thier beloved.

52. AppleVersusAndroid unregistered

The wise don't result to crude language and outlandish claims. iOS may not have all the features of Android, and Android I do enjoy, but the features they do have are the ones consumers want and need. Android is solid, but the overall look and feel of iOS is more appealing to the majority of users.

54. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I'm sorry but just no. I am not a fan of Apple, but this BS has to stop. The first comment in here was just flamebait meant to start a fanboy war. I can argue my case while still being respectful, and I also understand that my needs and wants aren't the same as everyone else's, so what works for me won't necessarily work for someone else and vice versa. That's what's known as being an open minded mature adult.

29. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Sorry, but Steve Jobs didn't create the ifone. Other people that worked at his company created it.

32. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

but steve jobs accept that design and does some serious marketing effort to sell it.. just imagine how hard to sell a phone with 2MP camera that cant even record videos, no secondary camera, no app market, has bluetooth that cant work with non Apple device, and 4GB internal storage with no external memory support.. meanwhile nokia has 5MP camera for their flagships, and have app market, motorola and sony erricson also made some nice phone back then (and samsung still busy making cheap feature phone)

34. lithium451

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 05, 2014

The truth finally comes out? Or maybe that's the way it happened in the Marjo Gortner dimension?

48. tedkord

Posts: 17358; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Woz: "Thank you for that warm introduction. Captain Picard, everyone! Give him a hand!"

53. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Well, technically they're both bald.

56. S-R-K

Posts: 304; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

Like Ballmer.

57. obedchuni

Posts: 335; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

well after Jobs death....now Steve Woz is getting credit on every apple product, he should have raised the voice when jobs was alive, Again woz says that apple was not conceived in garage, after that he says that he had partly worked on apple i watch, i pod touch, but the truth is that with his fault Microsoft was born, if he had written the code simple enough to understand than steve would't have asked Gates help, ya woz built the first apple computer, he is a great engineer but if steve hasn't thought of the idea then there world be no apple.

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