As Steve Jobs announced the iPhone, I got the hard spin from the wireless carrier selling it. Take a look at my circa-2007 notepad to see how Cingular was pitching the biggest phone of the century to PCMag.

Fifteen years ago, I was at CES, the big consumer electronics show, while history was being made as Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone in Cupertino.

I multitasked. Specifically, I remember squatting in a convention center vestibule trying to make sense of Jobs’ reality …