Apple History

The Mac turns 25 @ computerworld.com

Opinion: The top 10 standout Macs of the past 25 years Launched in January 1984, the first Apple Mac opened the door for a computer revolution that led to the PowerBook, the iMac and even the iPhone. Columnist Michael DeAgonia chooses the 10 Mac models that made the biggest splash. In the beginning: The making of the Mac Just how …

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Steve Jobs Discovers the Macintosh Project

With the initial public offering of Apple Computers in December 1980, Steve Jobs became a multimillionaire – however, he possessed neither enough stock to lead Apple Computers alone nor to determine his own position within Apple. By the beginning of 1981, he actually found himself to be without management responsibility over any specific project. To Jef Raskin’s discomfort, he threw …

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7 Years iPod

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kN0SVBCJqLs Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the first iPod seven years ago on 23 October 2001. He announced it as a Mac-compatible product with a 5 GB hard drive that put “1,000 songs in your pocket.” The software bundled with the first generation iPod was Macintosh-only, so Windows users had to use third-party software like ephPod or XPlay to manage …

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Book Review "iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business"

Exceptionally detailed account of all of Job’s successes and failures iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business, retraces the dizzying path of successes and failures of entrepreneur and life long ambassador of technology Steve Jobs. Authors Jeffrey S. Young and William L. Simon produce a detailed account of Jobs’ life and work which begins with …

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