Tag Archive: 2007


Watch Steve Jobs Introduce the Original iPhone in 2007

Ten years ago today, on January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced iPhone to the world. In a highly anticipated keynote presentation, Jobs famously announced what seemed like three different products: a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough internet communications device… of course this was soon to be revealed as … Read More

From iPhone OS to iOS 8, we’ve come a long way since 2007

We don’t usually posted infographics on Cult of Mac — far too many of them are just poorly designed info dumps, without any real focus or design chops — but we’re making an exception for this infographic showing the evolution… Read more ›

Apple’s German Patent Suit Gets Thrown Out Thanks To Steve Jobs 2007 iPhone Keynote

stevepresentsiPhotoiPhone    A German court has ruled that one of Apple’s patents for the “rubber-banding” feature in iOS is invalid, but not because Samsung and Motorola had valid claims to it before Apple. No, the bullet that killed Apple’s patent was actually fired by El Jobso himself when he unveiled the iPhone at a keynote […]

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San Francisco Starbucks Still Haunted By The Ghost Of Steve Jobs’s 2007 Prank iPhone Call

During the historic 2007 iPhone keynote, Steve Jobs famously called a local Starbucks and made a prank order for 4,000 lattes… enough for everyone at the Moscone Center to enjoy. He then said, “Just kidding. Wrong number. Goodbye!”

Amusingly, that quick prank call to demonstrate the iPhone’s Maps and Phone apps is still resulting in prank calls six years later. And even more incredibly, the barista who originally took the call still works at that Starbucks!

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Quicken For Mac 2007 Headed To Lion In Early Spring Of 2012

Intuit has announced that its popular finance application, Quicken, will be updated with Lion support in �early spring� of next year. The 2007 version of Quicken for Mac will be updated with Lion compatibility and Intuit promises that it will focus more on Mac development in the future. Quicken for Mac doesn�t work on Lion because Apple discontinued support for�Rosetta apps that are based on PowerPC  [Read More…]

Five Years Later, The Only Smartphone From 2007 Anyone Still Uses Is The iPhone

We�re all aware of how popular Apple�s iPhone has become since it was launched in 2007. But did you know that over the past three years, it�s one of only two devices to maintain a spot in the top 20 mobile phones list produced by Millennial Media? Not only has it stayed firmly in the top 20 for three years running, but it has also stayed firmly in at number one.    [Read More…]