I’m sure RIM was not the only one agog when the iPhone came out

Report claims RIM was incredulous over Apple’s original iPhone
[Via AppleInsider]

An alleged former employee of Research in Motion has revealed that RIM was incredulous over the original iPhone when Apple first unveiled the smartphone in January of 2007, according to a new report.

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It is unsubstantiated but rings true. Many people were shocked in 2007, including a lot of tech pundits who claimed before thatApple could not do what it had done.

Jobs said at the time that Apple was 5 years ahead of everyone else with its technology. We are moving into year 4 without much real competition.