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March 26th Presentation


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A brief history of Apple computers and devices.

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March 26th Presentation

  1. 1. Applecomputers and devices
  2. 2. • On April 1st 1976 Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak andRonald Wayne established Apple, and in July of thatyear the first Apple computer went on sale for$666.66...• This morning we are going look at the computers and devices that Apple make and sell today in 2012. This slideshow was created with Keynote, an Apple software program similar to Powerpoint.
  3. 3. Apple Inc sell desktopcomputers, laptops, the iPod, the iPad, the iPhone and thecompany owns iTunes.
  4. 4. The iMac family are the cream of the crop when it comes to Apple desktop computers.• Top of the pile is this all singing all dancing 27” monster which will set you back a cool €1829 !• It has a whopping 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, built-in form factor (internals are built behind the screen).• It has the software suites iWork and iLife installed as standard.• Wireless Bluetooth keyboard and mouse.
  5. 5. MacBooks.• MacBooks are the entry level for many into the Apple way of computing and though they are considerably more expensive than “normal” laptops, the reputation and reliability of these little gems ensures they sell in their millions every year.
  6. 6. The MacBook Air The MacBook Air was first unveiled in 2008 and is a first in that it has a solid state hard drive as opposed to the more traditional disc based models. What that means is that the Air notebook is extremely light and is less prone to HDD failure due to no moving parts in the storage department.
  7. 7. Mac MiniThe Mac Mini retails for around €700 but does not come with amonitor. A lot of people use it as a media streamer/server,connecting it directly to their TV and viewing content directlyfrom the Internet or from another Apple computer elsewhere inthe home. This device came on-stream in 2005.
  8. 8. Apple TV Apple TVTV like never before
  9. 9. Ipods Portable music player first introduced in 2001•From the tiny Shuffle which holds 500 songs tothe iPod Classic which can handle 40,000 songs,there is sure to be one to suit.
  10. 10. The iPad •An overgrown iPod Touch? •Not at all, The iPad can surf the Web, is touch screen and can do most computing tasks. •It is fast becoming the most sought after gadget in the world.
  11. 11. Essentially the iPhonesame as aniPodTouch...butit makesphone calls!
  12. 12. iTunes
  13. 13. The first Apple computer, handbuilt by Steve Wozniak in his shed,during 1975-76
  14. 14. 14•I like Apple computers...I thinkthey are far easier to use, lastlonger, are free of virusattacks...the downside for many isthe initial cost of buying into theApple Way of doing things.
  15. 15. Question Time