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Original 'iBeer' iPhone app made creators $20,000 a day

Added 01-25-22 11:11:03am EST - “An early app that made the iPhone look like you could pour beer from it, proved to be immensely lucrative ?" but the stress of mass popularity forced its magician creator to walk away.” - Appleinsider.com

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An early app that made the iPhone look like you could pour beer from it, proved to be immensely lucrative — but the stress of mass popularity forced its magician creator to walk away.

It was a simpler time when the App Store opened in 2008. But while most novelty apps like fart noise ones faded away quickly, "iBeer" lasted much longer.

According to a new Mel magazine interview with its magician creator, it also began long before the invention of the App Store.

"I built the very first iteration of this mechanism for the Palm Pilot," said creator Steve Sheraton, "called E-spresso, which turned the little monochrome screen into a cup of coffee — but because it didn't have an accelerometer, I just made it a video that you could time with your drinking motion."

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