WIRED | Reactions to the Original iPhone
“Apparently none of you guys realize how bad of an idea a touch-screen is on a phone.” (via The Atlantic)
Here’s a gem from the not-too-distant Internet past that seems, in retrospect, way older than it actually is. The tech website BGR unearthed a comment thread from 2007 that originally appeared on the website Engadget, and was preserved by the Internet Archive.
The conversation is focused on the brand new iPhone, which had just been unveiled. It’s a bit disorienting now to try to remember what it was like, eight years ago, to see Apple’s brand-new smartphone for the first time. This thread brings it all back.
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