In Pictures: Apple's 15 boldest computer designs, ...
The story goes that Apple was working on the iPad when Steve Jobs had a revelation. Why not make it a phone? The iPhone was small enough to take everywhere but large enough to surf the Web. It could run all sorts of apps. The design itself sent the world a single message: An Apple computer can fit in your pocket and go anywhere, thus hinting at the future possibilities of computing power.
In Pictures: Apple's 15 boldest computer designs, 1976 - 2012