Today in Apple history: iPhone may have to seek new name

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December 18, 2006: Apple fans mourn the death of the iPhone before it even launches. After Linksys begins selling new handsets, Cupertino watchers must come to grips with the fact that Apple’s rumored smartphone probably won’t be called the iPhone after all. Why? Because Linksys’ parent company, Cisco Systems, owns the iPhone trademark, despite Apple previously […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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