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  • http://www.apple-history.com/
  • http://www.apple-history.com/
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  • First introduction of hard drive! Previously – all storage primarily floppy (there were capabilities for external hard drives – but nothing built in..)
  • The iPhone is popularly known as an internet and multimedia enabled smart phone. It functions as a camera phone, portable media player, such as its iPod feature and an internet client. It is marketed by the Apple, Inc., the same company who developed the iPod. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the development of the iPhone to the public on January 9, 2007 and was first released on June 29,2007. Time Magazine named is as “The Invention of the Year” in 2007. As of today, 33.7 million units have been sold.

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  • Best Known Products Hardware line:  Macintosh line of personal computers  iPod portable media players  iPhone Software products:  Mac OS X operating system  iTunes media browser  iLife – iMovie, iTunes, iPhoto  Final Cut Studio – video editing 2
  • The start… 1975 – Steve Wozniak was working for Hewlett Packard (calculator manufacturers) by day and was a computer hobbyist by night. He realized that the prices of some computer parts had gotten so low he could buy them himself. Decided to work with fellow hobbyist Steve Jobs to build their own computer On 4/1/1976 – released the Apple I (for $666) and started Apple Computers. Had 8 KB of RAM. 3
  • Apple I – did not have a case – the user was required to build a box forits components. (picture from Smithsonian) Apr 1,1976 4
  • Apple II In 1977, Apple II was released for $1298 Had color graphics – a first for a personal computer Originally used an audio cassette drive for storage but later it was replaced by a floppy disk drive Had 64 KB of memory Supported the BASIC program 5
  • Other early endeavors Apple III  Released May 1980  Had 128K of RAM  Designed for businesses – expensive!! > $4300!!!  Had lots of problems – didn’t do well.. Apple Lisa  Released in 1983  Became the first personal computer sold to the public with a GUI. Aimed at large businesses  Commercial failure due to high price tag (almost $10,000) and limited software it could run 6
  • The Lisa 7
  • Macintosh Portable Apple’s first attempt at a “portable” computer Released in 1989 8 MB RAM 40 MB Hard drive ** Clunky, slow Weight: 15.8 lbs !!!!! $6500 8
  • Various other Apple efforts.. In 1987 – 2001  Macintosh (desktops)  PowerBooks (laptops)  Servers 9
  • Other Major Apple Milestones.. 1997 – Steve Jobs announced that Apple would join Microsoft to release new versions of Microsoft Office for the Mac 1997 – Apple introduced the Apple Store 10
  • Other Major Apple Milestones.. 1998 – Introduced a new all-in-one computer – the iMac 2001 – Mac OS X was released (a huge operating system overhaul like Windows XP compared to Windows 95 and Windows 98) 2001 – first Apple retail store available 2001 – iPod introduced 2003 – iTunes Store introduced 2007 – iPhone introduced 11
  • Desktop Evolution - iMac Released in 2007 RAM: 4 GB 320 GB hard drive Includes a new thin aluminum keyboard $1799 Here in H209: 2006 version (all white) – student machines 2007 version – teacher machine 12
  • Laptop Evolution – Macbook Air Weight: 3 lbs 2 GB memory 120 GB hard drive $1799 13
  • The iPhone Quick Facts An internet and multimedia enabled smartphone Marketed by Apple, Inc. Released in the U.S on Jun 29, 2007 Invention of the Year 2007 33.75 million sold
  • THREE GENERATIONSThe Original, the 3G, and the 3GS