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Apple Leaks Suddenly Explain iPhone 8 Design
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Apple AAPL +0.26% is radically altering the iPhone. Having spent years iterating the original iPhone design, the 10th anniversary 'iPhone 8' will change everything – as two new (and highly credible) leaks have now confirmed… Long time leak superstar …
The iPhone killed my inner nerdThe Verge
What each model of the iPhone added to the gameTechCrunch
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Apple Leaks Suddenly 'Confirm' iPhone 8 Design
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Apple AAPL +0.26% is radically altering the iPhone. Having spent years iterating the original iPhone design, the 10th anniversary 'iPhone 8' will change everything – as two new (and highly credible) leaks have now confirmed… Long time leak superstar …
The iPhone killed my inner nerdThe Verge
What each model of the iPhone added to the gameTechCrunch
The iPhone Turns 10 And It's Still Changing EverythingNBCNews.com
TIME -CNBC -YouTube
all 700 news articles »

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Playing Pokémon Go in Moscow, Russia.

The second day of my post-college internship at Wired was January 9, 2007. I was deeply hungover and being shown how to use the postal scale so I could send out contributor copies in shiny, silver foil envelopes. From the mail-room bull pen, you could look out into Wired’s San Francisco office, a large industrial space with huge Wired covers hung on walls, and row after row of gleaming new iMacs. Many of the staffers were staring into them, watching as Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone. There was a hum of excitement in the room — an excitement I didn’t share. (Like the enthusiasm for Battlestar Galactica, the love of the idea of “hyperlocalism,” or some of the staff’s disdain for the truly excellent and cheap cafeteria food, there a was lot about my time at Wired that I just didn’t get.) Looking at the iPhone, it seemed like a prettier and more expensive BlackBerry. I thought it was, frankly, kinda lame — a nerdy bit of conspicuous consumption.

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How the iPhone changed the world in just 10 years
For 53 years, Jan Swain sold maps. World atlases, guide books, globes and plain old foldable paper maps of cities, states and countries. He ran The Map Store, a Milwaukee institution started by his father as Milwaukee Map Service in 1937. In April, the 79-year-old closed the store for good. It was something Swain said he saw coming for two decades, but it was hastened by the release of the iPhone in 2007. Map websites were already common then. You could load tiny maps on some cell phones, and GPS units were popping up in cars. But Apple's (AAPL, Tech30) larger screen and built-in Google Maps app instantly changed how people navigated.
“You can carry the entire world with you if you want to with an iPhone,” said Swain. “There's no need for these pieces of paper that people used to use. The only ones who ever buy those are age 40 and over.”
Over its ten year lifespan, the iPhone has altered many industries, for better and ..

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How the iPhone changed the world in just 10 years
For 53 years, Jan Swain sold maps. World atlases, guide books, globes and plain old foldable paper maps of cities, states and countries. He ran The Map Store, a Milwaukee institution started by his father as Milwaukee Map Service in 1937. In April, the 79-year-old closed the store for good. It was something Swain said he saw coming for two decades, but it was hastened by the release of the iPhone in 2007. Map websites were already common then. You could load tiny maps on some cell phones, and GPS units were popping up in cars. But Apple's (AAPL, Tech30) larger screen and built-in Google Maps app instantly changed how people navigated.
“You can carry the entire world with you if you want to with an iPhone,” said Swain. “There's no need for these pieces of paper that people used to use. The only ones who ever buy those are age 40 and over.”
Over its ten year lifespan, the iPhone has altered many industries, for better and ..

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The phone is dead. The iPhone killed it.

It’s hard to say when exactly the inflection point came. Was there was a single point in time that the devices in our pockets became computers first and phones as a distant second? Was it the original iPhone, released 10 years ago today? Perhaps it was the iPhone 3G, which added faster internet, or the iPhone 5, whichsupported LTE. Or maybe it was iPhone OS 2, which opened up the App Store for developers to create their own communication platforms outside of SMS and voice calls.

Whether it was a slow transition or a single device, with the benefit of hindsight, it’s clear that the iPhone has forever changed how people communicate by putting the internet at the forefront.

Looking back to the original announcement of the iPhone on June 29th, 2007, it’s easy to see how most people would not have predicted that the “phone” part was the least important aspect of this new device. During the keynote, Apple chief executiveSteve Jobs famously faked..

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As the Apple iPhone officially turns 10, we look back at how the introduction of Apple’s touchscreen smartphone influenced the rest of the mobile industry and society as a whole. From bringing us the emoji by conquering the Japanese market to turning the modern world into a society of tech addicts, here are the many ways the iPhone changed, well, everything.

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One of the most stunning elements of the first iPhone, which turns 10 years old today, is that it jettisoned the idea of a physical keyboard in favor of a software one. The idea, in hindsight, feels like a no-brainer. But during the iPhone’s development more than a decade ago, the idea of an on-screen keyboard was a radical concept that ultimately had a colossal impact on the future of software interface and smartphone design.

To commemorate the event, the creator of that software keyboard, human interface designer Ken Kocienda, posted a photo of two early iPhone prototypes he used to develop the keyboard. In a neat little tidbit of tech history, it appears Apple’s Project Purple team, the clandestine division responsible for early iPhone development, called these units “Wallabies,” for reasons unknown.

The devices themselves are absolute monsters, as rightly expected of a smartphone prototype of 12 or so years ago. The bezels are gigantic and the devices themselves look very uncom..

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The iPhone, which turns 10 years old today, is arguably one of the most transformative pieces of consumer technology ever created. It kicked off the smartphone boom by putting the first accessible and easy-to-use computer in our pockets, helped usher in entire software industries in just a few years’ time, and obviated the need for scores of single-purpose gadgets, from point-and-shoot cameras to GPS units to MP3 players.

Yet for all the benefits that the iPhone helped deliver, our current level of unprecedented digital connection has left quite a few critics dismayed and concerned over our screen addiction and our inability to go even a few minutes without unlocking our devices. The most surprising among this group happens to be the iPhone’s original creators.

In a talk at design studio IDEO’s Palo Alto headquarters Wednesday evening, former Apple employees Bas Ording, Brian Huppi, and Greg Christie discussed the ways in which the device they were instrumental in developing has im..

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The iPhone, which turns 10 years old today, is arguably one of the most transformative pieces of consumer technology ever created. It kicked off the smartphone boom by putting the first accessible and easy-to-use computer in our pockets, helped usher in entire software industries in just a few years’ time, and obviated the need for scores of single-purpose gadgets, from point-and-shoot cameras to GPS units to MP3 players.

Yet for all the benefits that the iPhone helped deliver, our current level of unprecedented digital connection has left quite a few critics dismayed and concerned over our screen addiction and our inability to go even a few minutes without unlocking our devices. The most surprising among this group happens to be the iPhone’s original creators.

In a talk at design studio IDEO’s Palo Alto headquarters Wednesday evening, former Apple employees Bas Ording, Brian Huppi, and Greg Christie discussed the ways in which the device they were instrumental in developing has im..

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