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July 31, 2014

The iPhone turns seven : A tribute to the Gadget that changed the mobile forever

CNET UK Presents: History of the iPhone, dedicated to the memory of Steve Jobs from Drew Stearne on Vimeo.

  • The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007
  • Development of what was to become the iPhone began in 2004, 
  • A group of 1000 apple  staff were ” working on the highly confidential Project” which was code named Project  Purple 
  • Jobs unveiled the iPhone to the public on January 9, 2007, at the Macworld 2007 convention at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
  • The two initial models, a 4 GB model priced at US$ 499 and an 8 GB model at US$ 599, went on sale in the United States on June 29, 2007, at 6:00 pm local time
  • 3 July DVD Jon first cracks activation. People can use the apps on the phone without a subscription
  • 9 July :iPhone Dev Team releases a jailbreak method. The first use of this is ringtones.
  • 20 July :Nightwatch adapts a toolchain to the iPhone. The first apps are compiled