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Ode to Steve Jobs

ODE TO STEVE JOBS "Real Artists Ship" APRIL 1, 1976 | Apple Computer founded It's rumored that name was chosen because it alphabetically came before Atari, at which cofounders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak previously worked. JULY 1976 | First Apple computer, Apple I, released Apple I was priced at $666.66 because Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak liked the digit repetition. APRIL 17, 1977 | Apple introduces Apple II "My dream of the Apple II was to sell the first real packaged computer." - Jobs on the design of the Apple II, which was inspired by kitchen appliances on display in Macy's 1983| "Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?" - Pitch Jobs used to bring PepsiCo president John Sculley over to Apple JANUARY 24, 1984 | Macintosh computer introduced Mạc "Was George Orwell right about 1984?" - Before previewing the famous 1984-inspired Macintosh commercial challenging IBM SEPT 17, 1985 | Jobs ousted from Apple, founds NEXT |Ne XT "It is hard to think that a $2 billion company with 4,300-plus people couldn't compete with six people in blue jeans." - On Apple's lawsuit against NeXT 1988 | NEXT introduces first computer XT "It'll make your jaw drop." 1998 | As margins thin, Apple ousts John Sculley and brings back Steve Jobs MAY 6, 1998 | Apple unveils iMac "iMac is next year's computer for $1,299, not last year's computer for $999." JULY 2, 1999 | Apple unveils iBook "iMac to go" Oct 3, 2001| Apple introduces iPod "It will go down in history as a turning point for the music industry. This is landmark stuff. I can't overestimate it!" SEPTEMBER 2006 | Apple introduces Apple TV "Apple's in your living room with iTV, driving your big flat-screen TV." JAN 9, 2007| Apple introduces iPhone at Macworld Conference & Expo "I wish developing great products was as easy as writing a check. If that was the case, Microsoft would have great products." - Explaining Leopard 0S development delays in favor of the iPhone JAN 15, 2008 | Apple introduces MacBook Air at Macworld Conference & Expo Jobs unveils macbook air as computer thin enough to fit inside a manilla envelope. JAN 27, 2010 | Apple introduces iPad at Macworld Conference & Expo "It's unbelievably great, way better than a laptop. Way better than a smartphone." JUNE 6, 2011 - Apple introduces iCloud at WWDC "It all just works." Created By COLUMN FIVE

Ode to Steve Jobs

shared by ColumnFive on Sep 02
With the resignation of Steve Jobs, Apple has lost both a product visionary and outspoken leader. This timeline is an ode to the ideas and words of perhaps the greatest technological revolutionary of ...


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