“An iPod… A Phone… And an Internet communicator,” Steve Jobs quipped, as the audience broke out into sporadic laughter. Jobs is on top of his game, delivering a career-defining presentation. Behind him, three icons on a giant screen representing a music player, a phone and a Safari browser rotate as each gets a mention.
It is January 2007, and the air is sucked out of the San Francisco’s Moscone West as Jobs confidently strides on stage, holding the audience in the palm of his hand. Journalists attending the CES show in Las Vegas and others following news feeds worldwide are beginning to realize that something big is going down in San Francisco.
Following years of ambiguous denials and many, many, many months of rampant speculation, Apple is about to announce that it would revolutionize the phone…(...) Read the rest of Happy fifth birthday, iPhone!