Apple’s first big order – $50,000 – arrived when co-founder Steve Wozniak was still employed with Hewlett-Packard. They had to supply 100 fully built computers. The order value was twice Steve Wozniak’s salary at Hewlett-Packard.
The term "iPhone" was trademarked by Infogear in the late 90s. The company was later acquired by Cisco. As per sources, both Apple and Cisco have reached an agreement to use the "iPhone" name. Infogear used the "IPhone" name for their web-enabled telephones. So in a way, Apple wasn't the first company to make the iPhone. [more...]