Case Study : Apple Inc.

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Apple Company Incorporated was founded on April 1, 1976. Apple was established by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Both Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak sought to create computers small enough to be placed in households and workplaces. Furthermore, they wanted a “user friendly”computer . The first Apple product was built in Job’s garage. Moreover, the first Apple computer was sold and Apple’s sales jumped from $7.8 million in 1978 and to $117 million in 1980. The first computers were a triumph. However, Wozniak left the company in 1983. But Jobs made a deal with Adobe, a small company and the creator of the PDF (Portable Document Format). Together, Jobs and Adobe introduced desktop publishing. IBook, a personal laptop, was introduced by jobs and a while later MP3players ,more commonly known as iPods, were announced. Later, the media player software, iTunes was presented. Later, the iPhone and Apple TV were created. In January 2010, the first iPad was released. One year later on October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs died.Yet his legacy, Apple, continues. Apple has achieved a remarkable impression on technology through revolutionizing and prompting not only how we use computers, but activities for which what we use them. Over the last decade, Apple has become one of the fastest, richest, and most prosperous companies in the world, through manufacturing globally. I. Description and Features The iPad encompasses many features. With built in features and more than 850,000 apps designed to

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