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Topic: iPhone 10th anniversary

The story of the original iPhone, that nobody thought was possible

06/29/2018, 09:06 am

When the iPhone shipped to customers on June 29, 2007, the first generation of the device that would change the world was missing a lot of what we now expect in an iPhone, but it set up the road map for Apple that continues to this day.

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Apple's first iPhone was also the first to realize the potential of the smartphone

06/29/2017, 11:06 pm

The iPhone was the phone I'd wanted all along. I had been trying to use cell phones as if they were iPhones for years, but nothing really stuck.

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Dr. Applelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPhone

06/29/2017, 10:06 pm

It was 2008. I had just recently returned to the U.S. after a three-year stint in Japan, the place where all tech lover dreams come true, and iPhone was all the rage. But I wasn't convinced.

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Apple's iPhone changed both the face of phones and personal computing

06/29/2017, 08:06 pm

Though Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the MacWorld Expo on January 9, 2007, it would not be until Friday, June 29, 2007, that it officially went on sale. You had one choice in cellular carriers, AT&T, and though it did not support the then-new 3G network or have any apps, it was described as "revolutionary" and "game-changing" by the press.

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10 years ago -- Apple's iPhone as seen on AppleInsider and by our readers

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

AppleInsider was heavily invested the the launch of the original iPhone, and you were too. Here's some of the things we said about it at launch -- and what somer of you thought then.

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An iPhone switch story from a reluctant Android switcher

06/29/2017, 02:06 pm

The iPhone launched 10 years ago, but Roger switched much more recently, in 2015. On the milestone anniversary of Apple's groundbreaking handset, he tells his story.

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Apple's iPhone is 10 years old, but its creation was decades in the making

06/29/2017, 11:06 am

The iPhone is a story of decades. It wasn't just invented by a scrappy team of inventors or willed into existence by one man brainstorming an idea.

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'Tonight there's gonna be a jailbreak:' A poor man's guide to the first iPhone

06/29/2017, 10:06 am

It was 2007, and I really wanted a first-generation iPhone, but I did not have a lot of money. I did, however, have the technical knowhow necessary to save a few bucks.

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Technology in Apple's first iPhone made it the best communications tool for a family in crisis

06/29/2017, 08:06 am

Everybody else has talked about the amazing touchscreen, or ground-breaking telephony, or even the flexibility of the internet with you at all times. But, there were practical reasons beyond just tech fetishism to get an iPhone in the early days, though.

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