iPhone celebrates 9th birthday

Nine years ago began the history of one of the most successful American products. June 29, 2007, Apple started sales of the iPhone. Presented device Steve jobs said that the new phone merged three gadget “iPod with a large screen that can be manipulated by touch”, a “revolutionary mobile phone” and “Internet Communicator, a breakthrough”. “We have reinvented the phone”, ā€“ said the founder of Apple.

When in January 2007 Steve jobs took the stage with the first iPhone in hand, the community twisted finger to his temple. And the truth is: well, who could at that time imagine that you can strip touch control is such a familiar thing as e-pen? In those years, the interaction with the touch screen phones are actually simulated the operation of a mouse for desktop computers. No innovation in this field is not implemented.

iPhone made a revolution: don’t need no QWERTY keyboard, stylus, or trackballs ā€” only any fingers, thin and thick. After many years of domination of the concept, repeating in computer operating systems with their menu and tiny X buttons to close Windows, the iPhone has offered an unprecedented user interface with colorful icons and a simple control system. And if now touch and friendly approach is universally recognized as the standard of smartphones, nine years ago it was a breakthrough.

Then the founder of Apple has promised to win 1% of the global mobile market. Over the years, the company managed to get as much as 13%. The iPhone has revolutionized the world of gadgets and influenced the process of globalization. In addition, many items without which it was impossible to imagine life in the twentieth century, is gone.

the iPhone changed the entire mobile industry, in spite of the fact that the original had a number of disadvantages. The first model did not support 3G, GPS, MMS, and other features inherent in the models of the last generation. However, the device in a short time gained popularity and is now an integral part of the life of any modern man.

Seamlessly combining media player iPod, is almost a full web browser Safari, is favorite in the business environment email, contacts and calendar, plus direct mobile phone, iPhone gave life to all the lot of smartphones as we know them today. Apple smartphone anticipated growth of mobile applications has forced manufacturers to think about the convenience of the users forced the engineers to realize the most ingenious solution, provided the birth is not only a thin and powerful smartphones but also tablet computers, and generally gave the mobile industry the impetus in the development of high-speed standards for mobile data transmission and evolution of the Internet has given the incentive of a permanent presence connected to your Network.

Despite the skepticism of analysts, the market immediately responded to the presentation of the iPhone in 2007. Apple shares rose 8%, but rates of traditional companies manufacturers of cell phones went down.

From that day to this day, Apple has presented ten generations of iPhone ā€“ the iPhone EDGE, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and the ten editions of the iOS, called iPhone OS). In the fall of 2016 will be released next-generation iPhone, which will be the perfect Apple.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! Iā€™m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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