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iPhones would still be tiny.

The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch 6 Plus are the biggest Apple has ever built, as well as the fastest-selling iPhones ever. But they wouldn’t have existed if Steve had had his way.

In a July 2010 press conference following the Antennagate debacle, Jobs admitted that a larger handset might have averted the reception problems that plagued the iPhone 4 but declared that no one would buy a phone “so big you can’t get your hand around it.” 

A version of this became the tagline “No one is going to buy a big phone,” included in Samsung’s snarky advert for the Galaxy Note phablet.

10 Things That Would Be Totally Different if Steve Jobs Really Had His Way

Daniel Bean
Assistant Editor
Yahoo Tech

The late Steve Jobs has been credited with changing virtually every industry he touched, from computing and communications to education and entertainment. The more than 800 million iPods, iPhones, iPads, and Macs that Apple has sold in the past two decades is ample proof of that.

But a lot of Jobs’ ideas never made it to market or were changed significantly along the way — and that’s probably a good thing. If you believe the recent slew of stories outlining the late CEO’s quirkier ideas, most of them thwarted, our world might have been radically different. Here’s how a pure, unadulterated “World by Steve” might have looked.