Release date: June 29, 2007
The iPhone was a groundbreaking product. With its advancements having an easy-to-use touch screen, and the idea of combining a phone with an iPhone and making it truly "Smart" made it an unforgettable parent to future iPhone generations. The biggest issue was that the iPhone had trouble synching with Microsoft Outlook and it had Google Maps rather than GPS.
"Who needs GPS? Anybody who's lost, that's who. With GPS, you don't need to know where you are; the phone finds out for you, wrote Globe technology reporter Hiawatha Bray in 2007.