Linked by MOS6510 on Sun 6th Oct 2013 10:59 UTC

This wasn't Grignon's typical route to work. He was a senior engineer at Apple in Cupertino, the town just west of Campbell. His morning drive typically covered seven miles and took exactly 15 minutes. But today was different. He was going to watch his boss, Steve Jobs, make history at the Macworld trade show in San Francisco. Apple fans had for years begged Jobs to put a cellphone inside their iPods so they could stop carrying two devices in their pockets. Jobs was about to fulfill that wish. Grignon and some colleagues would spend the night at a nearby hotel, and around 10 a.m. the following day they - along with the rest of the world - would watch Jobs unveil the first iPhone.

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Comment by smashIt
by smashIt on Sun 6th Oct 2013 18:21 UTC
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And then Steve said, 'lets copy the LG Prada'

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RE: Comment by smashIt
by Tony Swash on Mon 7th Oct 2013 11:31 in reply to "Comment by smashIt"
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And then Steve said, 'lets copy the LG Prada'

The LG Prada was first announced on December 12, 2006.

Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone to the public on January 9, 2007.

So I guess you are suggesting that Apple managed to come up with the iPhone 'copy' of the LG Prada in just under a month.

What colour is the sky in your world?

Note: Development of what was to become the iPhone began in 2004, when Apple started to gather a team of 1000 employees to work on the highly confidential "Project Purple".

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RE[2]: Comment by smashIt
by smashIt on Mon 7th Oct 2013 13:05 in reply to "RE: Comment by smashIt"
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with the prada winning an if award in december they had to enter it a few month before that

plenty of time for apple to make a bodged up demonstration of their phone in january (jobs even sayed it would run OSX and that they invented multi-touch...)

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