Yet all of those missing features hardly mattered and nearly everybody knew it.
i Tunes Sync is another unappreciated feature today.Apple also nearly perfected pinch-to-zoom and inertial scrolling to make apps feel more natural and immediate.The speed and "directness" in i OS 1.0 was amazing then and remains amazing now. Those new gestures came into their own on the Safari web browser for i OS.In what is widely regarded as his greatest presentation ever, Apple's Steve Jobs introduced the i Phone to the world on January 9th, 2007.
In the five-plus years since then, the i Phone, i Pad, and i Pod Touch have literally redefined the entire world of mobile computing.
Anybody who has struggled with Palm's Hot Sync or Microsoft's Active Sync can appreciate that simple and reliable desktop syncing was hugely important.