在最新的「On The Verge」 節目中，採訪了前Apple SVP，同時也是iPod、iPhone等產品開發背後的核心人物之一的Tony Fadell。在他離開Apple之前，他負責了從初代開始共１８款的iPod，以及初代iPhone、iPhone 3G與iPhone 3GS等產品的開發工作。
You also work on the iphone？
Yes, the first three generation.
So you were there for the inception the creation of the original iPhone.
How is that go? How would that come from? Is Steve running to the engineers……I don’t know where he would running into anywhere probably not. Did he walking into somewhere and say “I want to make this thing, here is it looks like”.
There was all kings of difference gestation of that. Actrolly did three different types of iPhone. It was a iPod plus phone, then the iPhone, and then there was the next generation iPhone, and that’s the on actually shipped.
當時有各種不同的立案，實際上有三個不同樣式的iPhone。從「iPod + 電話」，然後是「iPhone」，接著是「下一代的iPhone」。而「下一代的iPhone」就是實際出貨的那款。
Did it have a keyboard?
None of them.
Was there never……
Will, virtual keyboard.
Yes, but there is never versions recording？
Was it be discussed？
Will, we definitely discussed. It was the heat topic.
Where the people were for it and against it?
Wewe you for it or against it?
I had know a lot about touch screens and given my fifteen years of the time… so i was skeptical. I wanted to try it first.
So you was hardware guy? That’s do hardware keyboard.
No. I just…… I want to try. I want it work. Because it make sense that you want a full screen, you didn’t just want a little keyboard. The biggest problem was the “iPod plus phone”.Because we had a little screen and we had the hardware wheel, and we were stuck there.
不，我只是……我想要試試看，我希望能成功。因為這很合理，你會想要完整的螢幕，不會想要個小鍵盤。最大的問題是「iPod + 電話」。因為在上面有個小螢幕與硬體滾輪，我們當時就卡在那邊。
So you were a little like an iPod , and you would like making call……
That seems to be kind of…… not intuitive?
Well, you can make the old dialer……
Ya, like perfect recreation of the phone has be make in fifty years.
Sometimes you have to try things in order to throw it away.
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