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Apple’s iPhones Hit an Evolutionary Stasis

The original iPhone was the consumer tech equivalent of the Apollo mission — but you can’t just keep going back to the moon

The new Apple iPhone 11 (L) and iPhone 11 Pro (R) are displayed during a special event on September 10, 2019

DDid you enjoy the iPhone launch event? Or did you perhaps feel that it was kinda more of the same — a story we’ve heard before about faster processors, better (and now more!) cameras…



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Charles Arthur

Tech journalist; author of “Social Warming: how social media polarises us all” and two others. The Guardian’s Technology editor 2005–14. Speaker, moderator.