How Steve Jobs Refused Shaq’s Desperate Plea for a Free iPhone (Video)

Posted in Miscellaneous on 20/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill


Shaq. Shaqtus. The Big Shamrock. Shaq Diesel. Shaq Fu. The Big Artistotle. The Big Maravich. Superman. Call him what you want, the 7 foot 1, over 300 pound NBA legend is one of the coolest guys around. Not only that though, he’s a self confessed geek.

Check out the video below where he reveals how he tried to get his hands on the original iPhone ahead of its launch. I think a new nickname is in order: iShaq.


Henry Taylor-Gill

Henry is a student who is a huge Apple fan, and has used their products since day one. He can remember how happy he was when he received the first iPod back in 2001 as a birthday present. He has an international background, having spent most of his life in France but he now lives in the UK. He is also a native French speaker and can also speak Spanish at a decent level. In addition to tech, Henry is an avid sports fan and has his own sports blog.