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Happy 5th birthday, iPhone

Thu 21 Jun, 2012 // Firstnumber Team
iphone 5th birthday

This month marks the five year anniversary of the iPhone's debut in the smartphone market. The crafty device many have learned to love was first released on 29th June, 2007 in the USA where people spent days queuing outside Apple and AT&T outlets to get their hands on the newest piece of i-technology.

Steve Jobs, the late CEO of Apple Inc. is the author of the concept that became the touchscreen super phone. His “Project Purple 2” began in 2005 and pooled together a group of Apple's best engineers.

By 2007 the iPhone was ready to be introduced to the wider public at the Macworld Conference & Expo. In his keynote speech, Jobs proudly described the smartphone as a “breakthrough Internet communicator”, a “widescreen iPod with touch controls”, and “revolutionary mobile phone”.

The iPhone has seen a fair few updates and changes since its original release. Shops now stock 4th generation handsets with the 5th generation set for release in September 2012.

You can use your iPhone or any other handset or landline to make cheap international calls with Firstnumber.

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