What are the MOST amazing facts about iPhones?

Apple has sold over 700 million i Phones….

  1. The iPhone’s most expensive component is the Retina display.
  2. Cydia, the software which is used to jailbreak the iPhone software, is named after an Apple worm called Cydia Pomonalla.
  3. The original team was elite and top secret. The engineers didn’t know the reason why they were working so hard.
  4. Apple’s iPhone wasn’t the first iPhone.Before Apple ever released the iPhone, Cisco Systems had originally patented the name. In fact, they sued Apple for calling its smartphone an iPhone.
  5. The first ever iPhone was conceptualized in 1983. Way back in 1983, Apple computer developer Hartmut Esslinger designed a landline phone that reflected iPhone and iPad features today with a stylus-controlled interface. It never saw the light of day, but it’s good to know that Apple had already been playing with iPhone ideas a long time ago.
  6. The App Store was the first place to legally download an app. One of the most revolutionary aspects of the iPhone was the App Store, wherein users could legally download apps for free or for a fee.
  7. There’s a Bono in every iPhone.Look closely, and you’ll see that the Artists icon in your Music app is actually the silhouette of U2 singer Bono.
  8. it’s always 9:42am in iPhone ads. Apple events start at 9am and the ads are timed to appear about 40 minutes into the presentations.
  9. Samsung makes iPhone’s processors. Samsung and Apple may be archrivals in the smartphone arena, but that’s not stopping Apple from contracting Samsung to make its computer chips. They still trash each other’s phones, though.
  10. iPhones made texting the in thing. Over 22% of people now believe that sending a SMS is easier than calling, all because of how Apple presented SMS.
  11. iPhone was Invention of the Year. The Apple iPhone was considered so revolutionary that Time Magazine named it Invention of the Year in 2007.
  12. Iphone can charge much faster if you turn it on airplane mode while charging,
  13. If you make a mistake while writing an email, editing a photo, or texting, simply shake your phone and option of cancel or undo  will show up and allow you to  edit easily.
  14. Teach Siri how to pronounce words.Whenever Siri mispronounces a word, just say, “That’s not how you pronounce “_____” and she’ll offer you alternatives. You can select  the proper one.
  15. When you need to start a new sentence, just double-tap the spacebar and it will add a period and a space for you.
  16. By holding down the capture button, the iPhone will automatically go into burst mode and take a series of shots, ensuring  that you capture the perfect shot
  17. Change the default setting. Go to Settings > General > Passcode Lock and turn off “Simple Passcode.” You will be prompted to  change your passcode, and a full keyboard will appear instead of the  number pad. And this keyboard will pop up when you need to unlock your
  18. The first call from iPhone was a prank call. Steve Jobs called Starbucks in public.
  19. In 2012, Apple sold 340,000 iPhones a day.
  20. If you use iTunes, you have already agreed not to use Apple products to create nuclear weapons.
  21. Samsung makes about 30% of the A8 chips that go into Apple’s iPhone 6.
  22. Apple’s iPhone has higher sales than everything Microsoft has to offer.
  23. Everything you say to Siri is directed to a special centre and stored there.
  24. The first iPhone was called Purple1, and was known by 30 people only.
  25. In Brazil, iPhone is two times more expensive than in the US.
  26. Every iPhone ad displays the time as 9:41 AM, the time when Steve Jobs revealed the first iPhone in 2007.
  27. 27% of all the photos worldwide are made with iPhone cameras.
  28. iPhones can survive falls of over 13,000 feet.
  29. A version of the iPhone 6, called the ‘Falcon SuperNova Pink Diamond iPhone 6’, actually costs $95.5 million, which is 10 times more expensive than the World’s most expensive production car – the Maybach Excelero (Price- $8 million)? It is actually even more expensive than India’s Mars Orbiter Mission or Mangalyaan, which costed approximately $75 million! Apart from the idiotic price difference, you definitely won’t break the Excelero or Mangalyaan by dropping them from 5 foot wall.
  30. If you’re sick of Apple’s restrictive operating system but have yet to make the jump from iPhone to Android, here’s what to expect, how to adjust, and how to cope with certain app withdrawal.
  31. The original version of this guide was written a couple of years back, in the days of Android 2.3. Since then, things have changed dramatically. Apple had their Maps debacle, Android Jelly Bean brought an incredibly smooth user interface, and much more. While both operating systems offer distinct advantages, iOS often frustrates those who want control over how they use their phones (rather than the other way around). After five years of iPhones, I found myself in that camp and made the switch to a Nexus 4. Switching was easier than I thought, but still brought about a number of challenges. Just because you ultimately choose Android doesn’t mean you don’t want a lot of what iOS has to offer.


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