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  1. 1. •EVOLUTION OF APPLE SERIES 1
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Apple I – did not have a case – the user was required to build a box forits components. (picture from Smithsonian) Apr 1,1976 4
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. The Lisa 7
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Various other Apple efforts.. In 1987 – 2001  Macintosh (desktops)  PowerBooks (laptops)  Servers 9
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Laptop Evolution – Macbook Air Weight: 3 lbs 2 GB memory 120 GB hard drive $1799 13
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. THREE GENERATIONSThe Original, the 3G, and the 3GS

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