This week, Apple’s App Store officially turned 10. It’s easy to take for granted, but prior to a decade ago, there wasn’t anything like the App Store for mobile platforms. In other words, we can thank Apple’s platform for basically kickstarting the entire app economy and helping it gain popularity.
Apps back then were revolutionary, or at least, they felt like it. But like with most things in the technology world, they didn’t really age all that well (just look back at the Web 1.0 versions of your favorite websites). Continue reading to learn about seven of your favorite iOS apps, and how they looked in the early days of the App Store.