Steve Jobs And Apple: A Glimpse To His Legacy
The world of technology and business is saddened by the passing away of one of its own celebrated revolutionary and modern tech visionary, Steve Jobs.
Steve Jobs was the co-founder of Apple and its former CEO. Some pundits and tech industry experts call him the modern version of Thomas Edison of our time.
Apple was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs when he was only 21 years old with his partner Steve Wozniak. It was reported that the first products of Apple were assembled in a garage where they worked together. Steve Jobs developed the concept of personal computer and mouse.
Steve Jobs and Apple in many ways changed the way we work, play and communicate. He was a very charismatic and powerful person that motivated his own people at Apple and inspired so many people around the world with his creative genius. He made an unquestionable impact at Silicon Valley and created fear with other companies like Hewlett Packard, Cisco, Oracle and Microsoft. He was a very tech-savvy businessperson who also made an impact on Disney and Pixar with his knowledge.
Highlights of the evolution of Apple include:
January 24, 1984 - The Macintosh makes its debut.
May 6, 1998 - The iMac was introduced to the market and becomes the fastest-selling computer in Apple's history.
October 23, 2001 - The iPod revolutionizes the portable music player.
September 7, 2005 - With the Nano, the iPod shrinks as it evolves.
January 9, 2007 - Apple officially drops "computer" from its name and expands its reach with the iPhone.
January 27, 2010 - Apple fills a gap consumers didn't know existed with the introduction of iPad tablet.
June 7, 2010 - iPhone 4 was officially unveiled to the public.
March 2, 2011 - Apple launched the iPad 2.
Other important chronological Apple highlights include:
Year 2007 - The iPhone reinvents the Phone.
Year 2008 - The iPhone 3G and the App Store launched.
Year 2009 - The iPhone 3Gs was made twice as fast.
Year 2010 - Apple made the biggest leap since the original iPhone was introduced.
Steve Jobs personally oversaw the launch of the iPhone, iPad and iPod when he was still alive. He was battling pancreatic cancer since 2003.
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Apple and millions of consumers around the world will miss you Steve Jobs. You are a great inspiration and a true tech icon. God bless.