Steve Jobs prank calls Starbucks during the original iPhone keynote at Macworld San Francisco and orders 4,000 lattes to go for the live audience.
During the debut iPhone keynote at Macworld San Francisco in January 2007, Steve Jobs gave a live demo of iPhone’s ability to search for nearby business locations using Google Maps. After displaying the search results for nearby Starbucks coffee shops, Jobs prank calls one of the locations during the keynote. He then tried to order 4,000 lattes to go before hanging up.
As you might have guessed, the prank call got a big laugh from the audience.
Steve Jobs Prank Calls Starbucks During iPhone Keynote
In case you haven’t already seen this classic Steve Jobs moment, here he is making a prank call to Starbucks during the original iPhone keynote.
NERD NOTE: Macworld was an annual trade show and conference dedicated to the Apple Macintosh platform. It ran from 1985-2014. Apple stopped participating in the conference in 2009. Organizers suspended Macworld in 2014 indefinitely.
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