After more than two years in the making, Apple CEO Steve Jobs Tuesday announced the company’s intention to enter the mobile handset market, unveiling the new Apple iPhone. The iPhone brings together several features of the iPod, digital camera, smart phones and even portable computing to one device, with a widescreen display and an innovative input method.
I followed the liveblogging of the keybote speech this afternoon with my jaw on the floor. It was my good fortune to be in a room with two other Mac enthusiasts. The device is pricey--$500 $600, but it will change the mobile communications industry by the time it ships in June.
“Every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything,” Jobs said.Absolutely.