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Apple Almost Called the iPhone iPad

Published on March 5, 2013
by John Paczkowski

If Apple and Cisco hadn’t amicably resolved their 2007 spat over the “iPhone” trademark, Cupertino’s iconic smartphone might have ended up with a very different name. Former Apple ad man Ken Segall says that prior to the iPhone’s debut, the company considered a few other names for the device. Among them: Mobi (a play on mobile), TelePod (get it?), TriPod (three devices in one!) and iPad.

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