The Gearhead podcast: Was the iPhone a revolution or just slick marketing?


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Andrew Cunningham

10 years of iPhone. Who’d receive thunk it? From humble beginnings as a way to one-up Microsoft’s tablet house, the iPhone has had a lasting impact on the mobile and computer industries, turning us into thoughtless swiping and tapping zombies along the way.

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Gearhead, episode 2: iPhone rounds 10. Download the raw MP3 file, add to iTunes, or subscribe to the RSS feed.

In this wink episode of the Gearhead podcast, Wired‘s Jeremy White and Ars Technica’s Object Walton are joined by Liat Clark from Wired and Leander Kahney from Cult of Mac to talk over the history of the iPhone and whether it really is the device that changed caboodle. Kahney, a former Wired alumni, was actually at the launch event for the jolly first iPhone and gives us the lowdown on what it was like to be there to proof the unveiling of the «Jesus phone.»

Apple also had itself a WWDC in June, opening such products as the HomePod, ARKit, and a new iPad Pro. It even unveiled a new iMac in the devise of the uber-pimped, uber-quick iMac Pro. And just to make things interesting, there’s square a surprise Apple quiz to test the technological knowledge of the Wired collectors.

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This circulate originated on Ars Technica UK

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