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iPhone 10th Anniversary: The Best and Worst Predictions


The following is an excerpt from Aaron Pressman | June 29, 2017 | Time.com |

Apple has sold more than 1 billion iPhones since the late Steve Jobs unveiled the iconic and revolutionary device 10 years ago today. But debate about the Apple (AAPL, -1.52%) iPhone has probably generated 2 billion quips, quotes and comments. We've gathered some of the most notable and entertaining—both the accurate and the inaccurate—for your review, listed below mostly in chronological order.

"We’ve learned and struggled for a few years here figuring out how to make a decent phone. PC guys are not going to just figure this out. They’re not going to just walk in."
—Palm CEO Ed Colligan, November 16, 2006

"People get BlackBerrys to get mail, specifically corporate e-mail. People are going to buy iPhones to get entertainment, with mail as a bonus. The products live in almost totally disjoint worlds. The iPhone may challenge some Treo, Windows Mobile, and Symbian (mostly Nokia) products, but its hardly a threat to BlackBerry."

—Businessweek reporter Stephen Wildstrom, January 12, 2007

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