10 years since Apple's iPhone was unveiled

10 years since Apple's iPhone was unveiled

Meanwhile, a Barclays analyst has speculated that the iPhone 8 will finally add wireless charging, which would be a first for Apple phones. Its former CEO, Steve Jobs, unveiled the handset in San Francisco and today is the tenth anniversary of the smartphone.

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So three things: a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet communications device.

It's not just the devices that changed, the smartphone market has as well-it's a lot more competitive. In 2010, we got the iPhone 4 and its first front-facing camera.

Hit by a slump in iPhone sales globally which led to the company missing its revenue and profit goals for 2016, tech giant Apple has cut its CEO Tim Cook's pay for the year.

The iPhone is officially old as heck: Steve Jobs introduced the device 10 years ago Monday. In fact, the iPhone soon ended up killing Apple's own successful iPod segment, as the phone could do the digital music player much better. Apple's iPhone 7 sales have been sluggish and the company is reportedly cutting production by roughly 10% in the first quarter of 2017. Apple started churning more money out of its services and apps and reported of the record-breaking holiday season on New Year's Eve, reports NDTV Gadgets360. It had most of the main functions covered - phone, messaging, a web browser, and so on - but it did not support third-party apps like Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile.

Some early developers who built apps that made the iPhone indispensable to customers are increasingly disheartened as the App Store becomes more crowded and less conducive to building businesses. All this time, the iPhone has become the most iconic and fruitful product from the Cupertino-based company. Just remember that smartphone owners seem all too willing to also buy products via online transactions.

When Jobs announced the original iPhone he said that Apple is launching three products.

Costing $500, the first iPhone stood out from its competitors because it was flat, thin and had no buttons, instead utilizing touch screen technology.

It has been an impeccable journey for Apple since the inception of the iPhone.

Apple's iPhone sales declined for the first time past year amid concerns about global smartphone market saturation and a sense that the latest iPhone is a dead ringer for the previous two models.

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