The iPhone was created to be a breakthrough communicator. It’s not

Apple could do better with its messaging and chat tools.
  • Dan Moren (
  • 24 January, 2022 22:30

Communication has always driven technology forward. From the telegraph to the telephone to the internet, it's regularly been one of the killer apps for every technological development of the last century-plus. And Apple's devices are no exception to that. When Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone, he described it as a revolutionary mobile phone, but he also called the device that would go on to dominate Apple's business was as a breakthrough Internet-communication device.