“Seven years ago, on January 9, 2007, the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to introduce the first iPhone,” Dan Farber writes for CNET. “‘Today, Apple is going to reinvent the phone,’ Jobs proclaimed.”
“He wasn’t kidding,” Farber writes. “The iPhone, like the Macintosh and iPod before it, redefined the category. The smartphone revolution started by the iPhone has put a powerful computer into the hands of billions of people around the world.”
Farber writes, “iPhone has still has a 40 to 50 percent share of the U.S. smartphone market, led by the success of the iPhone 5S. And, the iPad, which followed the iPhone as another breakthrough, category-redefining product, maintains a strong market position. Whether Apple can continue its streak of reinventing product categories remains to be seen, but Jobs’ January 9, 2007 introduction of the iPhone will remain one of the important milestones in computing history.”
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MacDailyNews Take: There are a lot of smartphones on the market today, but only one company make brilliantphones.
The iPhone unveiling starts around 21:10:
We miss you, Steve!