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This article was published on February 9, 2009


The iPhone you have never seen before…

The iPhone you have never seen before…
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

CEO and co-founder, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

Hartmut Esslinger designed the famous Apple IIc, which was Apples first portable computer (1984) and several other Macintosh prototypes. Including the very first iPhone from 1983 which you will likely have never seen before.

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More photos of prototype designs:
http://fudder.de/artikel/2007/07/17/origin-of-the-iphone/