Geek Facts for July 11th – iPhone 3G and Skylab


In 2008, Apple’s iPhone 3G went on sale.

Apple sold more than 1 million devices in its first three days, a feat that, according to Steve Jobs, took the original iPhone 74 days to accomplish.

Learn more at http://www.thestreet.com/s/apples-iphone-3g-passes-1-million-mark/newsanalysis/techtelecom/10426218.html

In 1979, Skylab entered the atmosphere over Australia and disintegrated.

Skylab was launched into Earth orbit by a Saturn V rocket on May 14, 1973.

Learn more at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/skylab/

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