Ars Technica has a photo of the earliest known iPhone prototype, 5”x7” and just over two inches thick, or as Steve Jobs called it, “I’d rather be dead than have you guys release this to the general public. Try again.”
ME: One day people will realize that buying a new iPhone every single year — and, also, the idea that a company convinced people will buy a new iPhone every single year — is just insane and also just plain unrealistic and in no way a sustainable business model and, sky-high as its stock price is now, its share price will take a hit once folks arrive at this rather common-sense conclusion.
TUMBLR: Shut up you don’t know what the fuck you’re talking about*.
ME: OMG you’re right. What do I know?
Maybe stop making people believe that they need to buy new iPhones every year and karma will stop biting you in the ass.
Apple’s stock may be dropping like a stone, but at least their print ads are still clever. This one is on the back of a Time magazine effectively demonstrates just how big the iPad mini is.
Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the 2013 biopic jOBS, subtitled That 70’s Schmo.