Yuri Litvinenko

Media & Telecom Correspondent @ Kommersant; 30pin Publisher

Russian Federation

Media & Telecom Correspondent at Kommersant, a Russian business daily. Covering Russian online businesses, policy and regulation, ad market, gaming, and the metaverse.

Publishing 30pin, a self-funded web magazine of consumer tech history. Contributed off-beat longform articles to Tedium and Atlas Obscura. Previously worked at Vedomosti.


Tech History

The First iPhone Was a Landline

Before the smartphone fit in your bag, it sat on your desk—and sometimes, it was even called an iPhone. Let’s check out a few landline smartphones.