To call award-winning tech journalist Walt Mossberg
"influential" would be a an understatement; WIRED Magazine has dubbed him "The Kingmaker", explaining that "few reviewers have held so much power to shape an industry's successes and failures". For whatever reason, like fellow tech writer David Pogue, much of Mossberg's career has been inextricably linked to Apple, Inc.
To celebrate Apple's 40th birthday Mossberg appears in a new Verge Video
talking about a few of the Cupertino-based company's most influential products—including, of course, the original iPhone. There's one thing he says about that game-changing mobile device that I must respectfully disagree with. Read on and see if you agree with me, or with him.