American computer scientist and author of award-winning since fiction literature including Fast Times at Fairmont High, Rainbows End, A Deepness in the Sky, The Peace War and his essay, The Coming technological Singularity.
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...]