My thoughts as Apple’s iPhone celebrates its 10th anniversary

A few days ago the iPhone celebrated it’s 10th anniversary.

I was at T-Mobile when the iPhone was announced. Now mind you.. I had been – like many other Steve Jobs fans – been following news and rumors out of Apple for months: The various patents being filed, rumors of a iPod with a full touch screen, etc. All of the rumors pointed to a phone. I had only been a T-Mobile a couple of months when the product launch happened. When the unveiling occurred in this huge media event that Steve loved to hold I looked at my boss, Shawn and said; “So when are we carrying it?”

“We’re not”; Shawn said.

I’ve never told Shawn this, but I almost put my badge on her desk that day and walked out of the building…

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