11 Apr 2016
40 years of Apple history in photos.
Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne co-founded ‘Apple Computer’ in California on April 1, 1976. The company that eventually became one of the most iconic and valuable brands in the world.
Wozniak was the inventor; Jobs the salesperson. In July 1976, Apple I, the company’s first computer, went on sale. It didn’t take long before things took off, and Apple I caught the attention of do-it-yourselfers. As sales started to rise, Apple Computer incorporated in 1977, officially growing from a hobby into a company.
Apple turned 40 on April 1 2016. The company shows great example of incredible growth and success. Apple produce products that each changed our relationship with technology: the Apple II, the Mac, the iPod, and the iPhone.
After dead of Jobs in 2012, Tim Cook leads the company into the future.
Currently Apple generating record sales and boosting its cash revenue. After 40 years in a business, Apple is one of the richest companies in the world.
Apple II - the first computer commercially available from Apple Computer.
Apple II specification: processor Technology MOS at a clock frequency of 1 MHz. 4 KB of RAM.|
|1983 - Apple Lisa computer with an integrated screen and user interface and first Apple mouse. But it cost 10 thousand dollars, so never sold.|
|1984 - Apple's IIc computer was classified as a laptop, but did not have a battery, so could only work from the outlet.|
|1991 - first notebook Apple PowerBook 100 (right) has been developed. At the time it was sold at the price of $ 2,500. For comparison: MacBook Pro with a diagonal 13-inch 2012 model year (left).|
|1993 - Newton MessagePad - the first handheld computer by Apple Computer. Its development took 6.5 years. The team that developed the software for MessagePad then worked over the creation of the first operating system for the iPod.|
|1994 - QuickTake 100 - the first digital camera with Apple 1mb memory capacity released by Kodak.|
|1994 - The first Apple PowerPC processor with a clock frequency of 66 MHz.|
|1998 - Computer iMac – created by Jonathan Ive and Steve Jobs. Connections to the Internet was carried out using a modem 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet 56k V.90.|
|In 1999, after the iMac, Apple developed the iBook - the first computer that has provided opportunity connect to a wireless network via the built-in AirPort module.|
|In 2001 came the iPod - a product that has radically changed the way of Apple's, shifting the focus from production computers for the development of portable devices. The first iPod had a 5 GB of disk capacity and a small LCD-screen.|
|2006 – MacBook. MacBook Pro and Mac Pro are replacing the iBook, PowerBook and Power Mac.|
|2007 - After the success of iPod, Apple released the iPhone, the development of which took 2.5 years.|
|In 2008, Apple has developed a new type of computer - ultrabook. MacBook Air first ultrabook had little the hard disk capacity, relatively slow processor and a weak battery, but the development started the era of thin and light laptops.|
|2010 - Inspired iPhone success, Apple has developed the iPad internet tablet.|
|In 2015, Apple released the Apple Watch, which instantly became the most popular smart watches on the market, leaving behind its rivals Samsung, LG, Sony and Pebble.|
|Apple CEO Tim Cook during the presentation of new products in San Francisco. In the background you can see the Apple Watch.|
|The senior vice president, Philip Schiller, Apple Inc. during the new iPhone 6s presentation.|
|Philip Schiller talks about the entire range of iPhone products.|
|CEO of Gilt Groupe Plyuso Michelle (Michelle Peluso) talks about Apple software TV.|
|Apple's senior vice president of operations Jeff Williams presents the strap for Apple Watch.|
|Apple CEO Tim Cook presents Apple Watch.|
|Steve Wozniak holds computer Apple II, 1983|
|Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, 1976|
|Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, 1983|
|Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, John Sculley and Steve Wozniak at the presentation of Apple IIc computer in San Francisco, 1984|
|Steve Wozniak during the launch of iPhone 4S in California, 2011|
|Co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs introduces the new Apple II in Cupertino, California, 1977.|
|Co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs speaks at the conference hall of his new company NeXt, Inc. in Redwood City, California, in April 1993.|
|General Director of Apple Steve Jobs demonstrates the new laptop MacBook Air.|
|Steve Jobs at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference|