Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Who could imagine that the iPhone could be anything but a wonderful success; or that the iPad would fail? When it comes to the iPhone, it’s worth remembering that it was panned at launch. TUAW has gathered together eight amazing quotes from experts who were sure the phone would flop. Here’s just one:
“That virtual keyboard will be about as useful for tapping out emails and text messages as a rotary phone. Don’t be surprised if a sizable contingent of iPhone buyers express some remorse at ditching their BlackBerry when they spend an extra hour each day pumping out emails on the road.” — Seth Porges, CrunchGear
Hmmm. Now whatever happened to BlackBerry?