iPhone Released 5 Years Ago Today: “Every once in awhile a revolutionary product come along that changes everything” January 9, 2012 by JD Rucker 47 Comments Yes, it really has been that long. January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs had 3 big pieces of news. The first was nice. The third was decent. The second changed the world forever. Skip to the 1:45 mark in the video below to see the world getting rocked.