Apple, Inc.: Innovation at Its Best Essay

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According to the Fortune 500 they are number one in innovation. They specialize in finding out what people want in a computer and then give it to them. Apple Inc. is the name and would be a great long term investment in the stock market because the company is really innovative with products like the iPod, iMac, MACBOOK, iTunes, iPhone and their newest product the iPad. Apple is number six in company financial soundness and will be around for years to come. (money.cnn.com)
Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in the city of San Francisco, CA. As a baby he was put up for adoption, and was adopted by a middle-class couple from the Bay Area, Paul and Clara Jobs. He grew up in the valley and was surrounded by apricot orchards. At the age
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They went out and found a guy by name of Ron Wayne. He was one of Steve’s associates from Atari. Ron was the guy who wrote the paperwork to start a corporation, and he also drew the first Apple logo. Apple was born. Later they bought him out for only $800. Then found another investor by the name of Mike Markkula in which he invested $250,000 for 1,000 computers. In which Steve and Wozniak decided to put their boards into a plastic casing. At the age of 56, Steve Jobs is now the Chief Executive Officer of Apple INC. (allaboutstevejobs.com) iMac was the first of its kind. These little computers had it all for the times. The iMac was a real user friendly computer. It was delivered to the public in a white plastic case and a GUI (Graphical User Interface) like no other computer has ever done. The competition was nowhere to be found. That was the beginning of Apple being publically traded at the stock market. Today the iMac is a state of the art computer. It has a flat screen display screen and computer all in one. Very unlike the personal computer that has a separate display monitor from the computer. “It put everything you need in a single device the display, processor, graphics card, hard drive, optical drive, memory, and more — inside one simple enclosure.”(apple.com) The iMac comes with either a 21.5” or a 27” LED display with High Definition powered by an AMD graphics

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