How Apple really invented the iPhone
Published 09/11/2012, Slate
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Like many of Apple's inventions, the iPhone began not with a vision, but with a problem. By 2005, the iPod had eclipsed the Mac as Apple's largest source of revenue, but the music player that rescued Apple from the brink now faced a looming threat: The cellphone.Word count: 2327
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