The Original iPhone Almost Shipped With A Keyboard

Tony Fadell, the “father of the iPod,” discusses early iPhone prototypes in this teaser for the next episode of On The Verge.

He reveals that the idea of shipping an iPhone with a hardware keyboard was “definitely discussed” and that it was a “heated topic.”

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