1996: Jim Groff, general manager of Apple Computer Inc., Information Appliances Division, holds up the Apple eMate 300 and Newton MessagePad 2000. The Newton MessagePad concepts and functions were used to create the iPhone.
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2005: The Motorola ROKR, released on Sept., 7, 2005, was the first mobile phone to play music via Apple's iTunes software on Mac and PC.
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2007: Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the first Apple iPhone during his keynote address at MacWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
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2008: Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs shows off the two colors of the new Apple iPhone 3G during his keynote speech at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
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2009: A customer displays an Apple iPhone 3GS at an Apple store in Palo Alto, Calif.
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2011: An AT&T customer tries out a new Apple iPhone 4 at an AT&T store in Palo Alto, Calif.
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2011: An Apple Store customer looks at the Apple iPhone 4S in San Francisco. The iPhone 4S feature a faster dual-core A5 chip, an 8MP camera that shoots 1080p HD video, and a voice assistant program called Siri.