In case you didn’t see one of
the endless internet posts on the subject—it’s the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s release. Hurray! Amongst the painful wankery about how the iPhone “changed everything” emerged one actually interesting bit: A look at some clumsy early prototypes of the
combination iPod, phone, and internet communicator.
Ken Kocienda, the creator of the iPhone’s software keyboard, posted a photo of two early iPhone prototypes to commemorate the smartphone’s anniversary. But aside from it’s cereal box toy look, the prototypes also had funky names.
Kocienda said Apple’s Project Purple Team, responsible for early iPhone development, called them “Wallabies.”
Why was the iPhone named after a small kangaroo? Kocienda doesn’t really know, but those are the prototypes he...Read details...
Ken Kocienda, the creator of the iPhone’s software keyboard, posted a photo of two early iPhone prototypes to commemorate the smartphone’s 10th anniversary.
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